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TP-Link TL-WR849N Routers Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-9374)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1373
Date Published: 27 Dec 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 27 Dec 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-9374
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Tplink tlwr849n firmware 0.9.1 4.16
Vulnerability Description A command execution vulnerability exists in Tplink tlwr849n firmware 0.9.1 4.16. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands 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 TL-WR849N Routers Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-9374) 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  TP-Link TL-WR849N Routers Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-9374)

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