Check Point Advisories

HP Data Protector Opcode 42 Directory Traversal - Ver2 (CVE-2013-6194)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0308
Date Published: 26 Mar 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-6194
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

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.

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

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 HP Data Protector Opcode 42 Directory Traversal - Ver2 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:  HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  HP Data Protector Opcode 42 Directory Traversal - Ver2

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