|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3521|
|Date Published:||18 Nov 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6, 4.1.0, 5.0.0, 5.5.0 through 5.5.25, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.14|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote information-disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Apache Tomcat.|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to lack of validation of the SYSTEM tag value. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a WebDAV write request that specifies an entity with a SYSTEM tag. Successful exploitation allows an attacker to obtain the contents of sensitive files stored on the server.|
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apache Server Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apache Tomcat WebDav Remote Information Disclosure