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Check Point Advisories

NETGEAR DGN2200 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-5521)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0478
Date Published: 24 May 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-5521
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? NETGEAR DGN2200
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in NETGEAR DGN2200 routers. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

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 NETGEAR DGN2200 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-5521) 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  NETGEAR DGN2200 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-5521)

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