|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3510|
|Date Published:||10 Nov 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Belkin Linksys WRT54G and WRT54GS wireless routers. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation in the router's Web interface. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious HTTP POST request to the victim. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can result in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the target user.|
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: HTTP Protocol Inspection.
Attack Information: Belkin Linksys WRT54G / WRT54GS apply.cgi POST request buffer overflow