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PRTG Network Monitor Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-9276)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1734
Date Published: 6 Feb 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: Saturday 06 February, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-9276
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? PRTG Network Monitor prior to 18.2.39
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in PRTG Network Monitor. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PRTG Network Monitor Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-9276) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  PRTG Network Monitor Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-9276)

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