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Netgear ProSAFE Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-26919)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3300
Date Published: 28 Mar 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-26919
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Netgear ProSAFE Plus JGS516PE / GS116Ev2 prior to
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Netgear ProSAFE. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute 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 Netgear ProSAFE Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-26919) 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 ProSAFE Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-26919)

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