Apple IOS and OSX WebKit Engine Denial Of Service
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2954|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
iOS 6 and 7 beta
Mac OS up to 10.8
A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Apple IOS and OSX WebKit engine.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error while processing specific sequence of Arabic characters.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple IOS and OSX WebKit Engine Denial Of Service protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple IOS and OSX WebKit Engine Denial Of Service