CVE-2024-24919: Check Point Security Gateway Information Disclosure


On May 28, 2024, Check Point published an advisory for CVE-2024-24919, a high-severity information disclosure vulnerability affecting Check Point Security Gateway devices configured with either the “IPSec VPN” or “Mobile Access” software blade.

On May 29, 2024, security firm mnemonic published a blog reporting that they have observed in-the-wild exploitation of CVE-2024-24919 since April 30, 2024, with threat actors leveraging the vulnerability to enumerate and extract password hashes for all local accounts, including accounts used to connect to Active Directory. They’ve also observed adversaries moving laterally and extracting the “ntds.dit” file from compromised customers’ Active Directory servers, within hours of an initial attack against a vulnerable Check Point Gateway.

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Source: Rapid7


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