Check Point Advisories

Cisco IOx Directory Traversal (CVE-2021-1385)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-2180
Date Published: 10 Jul 2024
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Wednesday 10 July, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-1385
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Cisco IOx 16.3.1 to 16.6.8
Cisco IOx 16.11.1 to Cisco IOx 16.12.5
Cisco IOx 17.1.1 to Cisco IOx 17.2.2
Cisco IOx 17.3.2 to 17.3.3
Cisco IOx 17.4.1
Cisco IOx 15.8.X to 15.9.X
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in Cisco IOx. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to access arbitrary 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 IOx Directory Traversal (CVE-2021-1385) 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 IOx Directory Traversal (CVE-2021-1385)

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