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Sitecore.NET Directory Traversal (CVE-2018-7669)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1391
Date Published: 31 May 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 11 January, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-7669
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Sitecore.NET 8.1 rev. 151207 Hotfix 141178-1 and above
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in Sitecore.NET. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to list directories on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Sitecore.NET Directory Traversal (CVE-2018-7669) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Sitecore.NET Directory Traversal (CVE-2018-7669)

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