Check Point Advisories

ConnectWise ScreenConnect Remote Code Execution (CVE-2024-1708)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0074
Date Published: 26 Feb 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 18 March, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-1708
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ConnectWise ScreenConnect 23.9.7 and prior
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in ConnectWise ScreenConnect. 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 ConnectWise ScreenConnect Remote Code Execution (CVE-2024-1708) 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 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2024-1708)

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