Check Point Advisories

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-4711)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0877
Date Published: 24 Sep 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 24 Sep 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-4711
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.0 - 10.1.6
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information from the affected server.

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 IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-4711) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-4711)

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