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Linux System Files Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-3948)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1671
Date Published: 16 Jun 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 Jan 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-3948
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Linux OS
Vulnerability Description Linux operating system contains system files with sensitive information. If not properly configured, remote attackers can view the information on such files.

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

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Linux System Files Information Disclosure 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:  Linux System Files Information Disclosure

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