Check Point Advisories

Linksys E2000 Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-27497)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0343
Date Published: 6 Jun 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 06 June, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-27497
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Linksys E2000 version 1.0.06
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Linksys E2000 routers. 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 Linksys E2000 Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-27497) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Linksys E2000 Authentication Bypass (CVE-2024-27497)

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