Check Point Advisories

Web Servers VWar Remote File Inclusion (CVE-2006-1503)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1713
Date Published: 16 Jul 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 16 Jul 2014
Source: CVE-2006-1503
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    VWar 1.5.0 R11 and prior
    Vulnerability Description A Remote File Inclusion vulnerability has been reported in VWar. The vulnerability is due to lack of sanitization for user-supplied data. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system. This protection was previously known as VWar Remote File Inclusion.

    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.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Web Servers VWar Remote File Inclusion 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 VWar Remote File Inclusion