Check Point Advisories

PHP Archive_Tar Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-36193)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3583
Date Published: 23 Nov 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 28 November, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-36193
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? PHP Archive_Tar 1.4.11
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in PHP Achive_Tar. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to disclose or access arbitrary files on the vulnerable server.

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 PHP Archive_Tar Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-36193) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  PHP Archive_Tar Directory Traversal (CVE-2020-36193)

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