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Check Point Advisories

Intel AMT Framework Unauthorized Admin Entry (CVE-2017-5689)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0399
Date Published: 9 May 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 10 May 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-5689
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Intel Active Management Technology from 2010 to 2017.
Vulnerability Description An unauthorized admin entry vulnerability exists within Intel AMT services. The vulnerability exists because of a mishandling of admin password request. A successful attack can give remote access to the administrator account.

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 R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Intel AMT Framework Unauthorized Admin Entry (CVE-2017-5689) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  RDP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Intel AMT Framework Unauthorized Admin Entry (CVE-2017-5689)