Check Point Advisories

Intel Security VirusScan Enterprise Linux Information Disclosure (CVE-2016-8016)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-1137
Date Published: 16 Feb 2021
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 16 Feb 2021
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-8016
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Intel Security VirusScan Enterprise Linux 2.0.3 and prior
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Intel Security VirusScan Enterprise Linux. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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 Intel Security VirusScan Enterprise Linux Information Disclosure (CVE-2016-8016) 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:  Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Intel Security VirusScan Enterprise Linux Information Disclosure (CVE-2016-8016)

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