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Check Point Advisories

Netgear WNR1000 Router Authentication Bypass

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0707
Date Published: 15 Jul 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2020
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Netgear WNR1000
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Netgear WNR1000 router. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information and gain unauthorized access into the affected system.

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 WNR1000 Router Authentication Bypass 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:  Netgear WNR1000 Router Authentication Bypass

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