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Apache httpd FilesMatch Directive Security Restriction Bypass (CVE-2017-15715)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0511
Date Published: 30 May 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 2 Sep 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-15715
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? httpd 2.4.0 to 2.4.29
Vulnerability Description A security policy bypass vulnerability exists in Apache httpd. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a HTTP request with crafted URI to the remote HTTP server. Successful exploitation could result security policy bypass and arbitrary file upload.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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 Apache httpd FilesMatch Directive Security Restriction Bypass (CVE-2017-15715) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache httpd FilesMatch Directive Security Restriction Bypass (CVE-2017-15715)

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