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InduSoft Web Studio Directory Traversal (CVE-2014-0780)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1537
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: InduSoft
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-0780
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
InduSoft Web Studio prior to 7.1 Service Pack 2 Patch 4
Vulnerability Description
A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in InduSoft Web Studio. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of certain requests while using the development web server. An unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted requests to the vulnerable service.

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the InduSoft Web Studio 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  InduSoft Web Studio Directory Traversal