Check Point Quantum Security Gateways Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2024-24919)

Fortiguard Security Advisory

What is the attack?A zero-day vulnerability affecting Check Point Security Gateways is being exploited by attackers to gain remote access. The vulnerability can allow an attacker to read sensitive information on Check Point Security Gateways enabled with remote Access VPN or Mobile Access Software Blades. Check Point issued an advisory on Monday, warning that threat actors are actively targeting their Remote Access VPN devices in an ongoing campaign to infiltrate enterprise networks.What is the recommended Mitigation?Check Point has released a hotfix for CVE-2024-24919 and extra measures that should be taken to mitigate the risks. https://support.checkpoint.com/results/sk/sk182336 What FortiGuard Coverage is available?FortiGuard recommends users to apply the emergency hotfix provided and follow instructions as mentioned on the vendor’s advisory. FortiGuard IPS protection is currently being investigated to possibly create detections. All the known IoCs involved in the campaign are blocked by Web Filtering and IOC service. The FortiGuard Incident Response team can be engaged to help with any suspected compromise.

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