Check Point Advisories

NETGEAR WiFi Routers JWNR2010v5 and R6080 Authentication Bypass

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0889
Date Published: 22 Jul 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 22 Jul 2019
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? NETGEAR WiFi Router JWNR2010v5
NETGEAR WiFi Router R6080
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in NETGEAR WiFi Routers. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and retrieve security questions answers.

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 NETGEAR WiFi Routers JWNR2010v5 and R6080 Authentication Bypass 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:  NETGEAR WiFi Routers JWNR2010v5 and R6080 Authentication Bypass

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