Check Point Advisories

WordPress Workreap Theme Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-24499)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0855
Date Published: 28 Nov 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 28 November, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-24499
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Workreap WordPress theme before 2.2.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in WordPress Workreap theme. 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress Workreap Theme Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-24499) 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 Workreap Theme Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-24499)

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