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Web Servers Malicious URL Directory Traversal

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2749
Date Published:
Severity:
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Web Servers
Vulnerability Description
There exists a directory traversal vulnerability On different web servers.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an input validation error in a web server that does not properly sanitize the URI for the directory traversal patterns. Successful exploitation allows unauthenticated remote attackers to disclose or access arbitrary files on the vulnerable server.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block 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, 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 Web Servers Malicious URL Directory Traversal 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Web Servers Malicious URL Directory Traversal