Check Point Advisories

WordPress Cerber Security Authentication Bypass

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0424
Date Published: 16 Apr 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 17 December, 2023
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Cerber Security Version 8.0
Vulnerability Description Multiple security bypass vulnerabilities exist in WordPress Cerber Security. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by sending a specially crafted HTTP request packet. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities would allow remote attackers to bypass security test 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress Cerber Security Authentication Bypass 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:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress Cerber Security Authentication Bypass

This website uses cookies for its functionality and for analytics and marketing purposes. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information, please read our Cookies Notice.