Check Point Advisories

ConnectWise ScreenConnect Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-1709)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0073
Date Published: 26 Feb 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 12 May, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-1709
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ConnectWise ScreenConnect 23.9.7 and prior
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in ConnectWise ScreenConnect. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain unauthorized access into 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 ConnectWise ScreenConnect Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-1709) 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:  ConnectWise ScreenConnect Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-1709)

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