Check Point Advisories

Cisco NFVIS Improper Access Control (CVE-2021-34746)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-1279
Date Published: 2 Oct 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 02 October, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-34746
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Cisco NFVIS prior to 4.6.1
Vulnerability Description An improper access control vulnerability exists in Cisco NFVIS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to read sensitive files on the affected 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Cisco NFVIS Improper Access Control (CVE-2021-34746) 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:  Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Cisco NFVIS Improper Access Control (CVE-2021-34746)

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