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Check Point Advisories

Micro Focus NetIQ Sentinel Server ReportViewServlet Directory Traversal (CVE-2016-1605)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0799
Date Published: 15 Sep 2016
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 29 Apr 2018
Source: Micro Focus
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1605
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Micro Focus NetIQ Sentinel prior to 7.4.2
Vulnerability Description The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of fileName parameter within the ReportViewServlet servlet. A remote, authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the target server. Successful exploitation allows the attacker to read the content of arbitrary files from the system.

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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Micro Focus NetIQ Sentinel Server ReportViewServlet Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Micro Focus NetIQ Sentinel Server ReportViewServlet Directory Traversal

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