Check Point Advisories

Splunk Enterprise Path Traversal (CVE-2024-36991)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0560
Date Published: 10 Jul 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 10 July, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-36991
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Splunk Enterprise versions 9.2.0 to 9.2.1
Splunk Enterprise versions 9.1.0 to 9.1.4
Splunk Enterprise versions 9.0.0 to 9.0.9
Vulnerability Description A path traversal vulnerability exists in Splunk Enterprise. 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 Splunk Enterprise Path Traversal (CVE-2024-36991) 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Splunk Enterprise Path Traversal (CVE-2024-36991)

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