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Huawei HG532 Router Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-17215)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1016
Date Published: 27 Nov 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 31 December, 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-17215
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Huawei HG532
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Huawei HG532 Routers. A remote attacker can exploit this weakness to execute arbitrary code in the affected router via a crafted request.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Huawei HG532 Router Remote Code Execution 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Huawei HG532 Router Remote Code Execution

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