Check Point Advisories

TP-Link WiFi Extender Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7406)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0758
Date Published: 19 Jun 2019
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 30 Jun 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-7406
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? TP-Link WiFi Extender models RE350, RE365, RE350, RE650
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in TP-Link WiFi Extender. An unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending an HTTP request with a specially crafted HTTP header. Successful exploitation could result in execution of arbitrary code on 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 TP-Link WiFi Extender Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7406) 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:  TP-Link WiFi Extender Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7406)

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