|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-0857|
|Date Published:||3 Feb 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||GNU Wget|
|Vulnerability Description||GNU Wget is a computer program that allows users to retrieve content from web servers. The program can be used by attackers to download arbitrary files via a specially crafted HTTP request.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to use Wget.
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GNU Wget Arbitrary File Download protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: GNU Wget Arbitrary File Download