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Check Point Advisories

GoAhead LD_PRELOAD Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-17562)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1084
Date Published: 24 Dec 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 24 Dec 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-17562
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? GoAhead web server < 3.6.5
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in GoAhead web server. 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GoAhead LD_PRELOAD Remote Code Execution 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:  GoAhead LD_PRELOAD Remote Code Execution