Check Point Advisories

Asus ASUSWRT Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-14712)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1265
Date Published: 11 Mar 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 11 Mar 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-14712
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Asus ASUSWRT prior to
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Asus ASUSWRT. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to inaccessibility 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 Asus ASUSWRT Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-14712) 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:  Asus ASUSWRT Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-14712)

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