|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0249|
|Date Published:||25 Feb 2020|
|Last Updated:||25 Feb 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||GIT GIT prior to 2.17.1|
|Vulnerability Description||A directory traversal vulnerability exists in the Git client. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of submodule names in the .gitmodules file during checkout. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could enable the attacker to execute arbitrary scripts on the target system.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Git Submodules Directory Traversal (CVE-2018-11235)