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Netgear Multiple Products Command Injection (CVE-2016-1555)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1007
Date Published: 9 Oct 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1555
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Netgear WN604 before 3.3.3
Netgear WN802Tv2 before
Netgear WNAP210v2 before
Netgear WNAP320 before
Netgear WNDAP350 before
Netgear WNDAP360 before
Netgear WNDAP660 before
Vulnerability Description A command Injection vulnerability exists in multiple Netgear routers. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted request to the victim. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target machine.

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 Multiple Products Command Injection (CVE-2016-1555) 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 Multiple Products Command Injection (CVE-2016-1555)

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