|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0308|
|Date Published:||26 Mar 2015|
|Last Updated:||26 Mar 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in HP Data Protector. The vulnerability is due to a lack of input sanitization on a file name provided with Opcode 42. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the vulnerable service. Successful exploitation could cause writing arbitrary files to the file system which could result in code execution in the context of the affected service.|
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SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information: HP Data Protector Opcode 42 Directory Traversal - Ver2