Check Point Advisories

ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem Authentication Bypass (CVE-2016-10401)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1015
Date Published: 26 Nov 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 26 Nov 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-10401
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem
Vulnerability Description An Unauthorized Access Vulnerability exists in ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to gain administrator level access on the affected device.

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 R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem Authentication Bypass 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem Authentication Bypass

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