Check Point Advisories

Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Router Heap Overflow

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0577
Date Published: 8 Jul 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 8 Jul 2020
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Router
Vulnerability Description A heap overflow vulnerability exists in Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Router. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

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 Nighthawk R6700 Router Heap Overflow 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:  Netgear Nighthawk R6700 Router Heap Overflow

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