Check Point Advisories

NetDecision NOCVision Server Directory Traversal

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1308
Date Published: 8 Jan 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Monday 27 March, 2023
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? NetMechanica NetDecision 4.6.1 and prior
    Vulnerability Description Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities have been reported NetDecision NOCVision.
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerabilities are due to a directory traversal bug in NetDecision's TrafficGrapherServer.exe service. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted request to the target. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to download files from the software's installation folder.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block malicious requests sent to the server.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the NetDecision NOCVision Server Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
    Attack Information: NetDecision NOCVision Server Directory Traversal

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