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Advantech iView exportTaskMgrReport Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-16245)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3217
Date Published: 19 Jan 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-16245
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? iView
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in Advantech iView. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user-supplied path before using in exportTaskMgrReport method.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Advantech iView exportTaskMgrReport Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-16245) 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Advantech iView exportTaskMgrReport Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-16245)

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