|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0253|
|Date Published:||25 Apr 2021|
|Last Updated:||25 Apr 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Salt|
|Vulnerability Description||A directory traversal vulnerability exists in the WheelClient for Salt API, a component of SaltStack Salt. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user-supplied in the pillar_roots.write method.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: SaltStack Salt Method Directory Traversal (CVE-2021-25282)