Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1675
Date Published: 16 Jul 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:1 Jul 2014
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    Web Servers
    Vulnerability Description There exists a directory traversal vulnerability on multiple web servers. The vulnerability is due to an input validation error in the web server that does not properly sanitize directory traversal patterns.

    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.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Web Servers Malicious Encoding Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

    Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
    Attack Information:  Web Servers Malicious Encoding Directory Traversal