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Multiple Vendors Router TCP Backdoor Remote Code Execution

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1576
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

Multiple Vendors Routers
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Internet routers. The vulnerability is due to a TCP port backdoor. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to a vulnerable router.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Multiple Vendors Router TCP Backdoor Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Multiple Vendors Router TCP Backdoor Remote Code Execution