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Check Point Advisories

EPrints Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2021-3342)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0196
Date Published: 24 Mar 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: 24 Mar 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-3342
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? EPrints version 3.4.2
Vulnerability Description An Arbitrary File Read vulnerability exists in EPrints. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script into the effected system.

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 EPrints Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2021-3342) 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:  EPrints Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2021-3342)

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