|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0857|
|Date Published:||22 Jul 2015|
|Last Updated:||26 May 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||cURL Project libcurl prior to 7.42.0|
|Vulnerability Description||A heap buffer underflow vulnerability exists in cURL and libcurl. The vulnerability is due error when parsing a cookie path in an HTTP response. A remote, unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability by enticing user to perform a cURL on a crafted URL or provide malicious HTTP response to an application that uses libcurl.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: cURL and libcurl Cookie Path Parsing Remote Code Execution