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Ipswitch TFTP Server Information disclosure (CVE-2009-1730)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1131
Date Published:
Source: Secpod
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2009-1730
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Ipswitch TFTP Server
NetDecision 4.2
Vulnerability Description
A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in Ipswitch TFTP Server.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is caused due to improper validation of certain requests. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted TFTP packet to the target. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive user information and execute commands on the TFTP server.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Ipswitch TFTP Server Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: TFTP Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Ipswitch TFTP Server Information Disclosure