HP LoadRunner WriteFileString Directory Traversal (CVE-2013-4798)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2947|
|Source:||HP Advisory 61443|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
HP LoadRunner Prior to 11.52
A directory traversal and file overwrite vulnerability exists in HP LoadRunner.
The vulnerability is caused by the WriteFileString() method which fails to validate the filename parameter. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to visit a malicious website.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HP LoadRunner WriteFileString Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: HP Products Protection Violation
Attack Information: HP LoadRunner WriteFileString Directory Traversal