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Login Password Brute Force Attempt


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1678
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

EAdmin web administration
Vulnerability Description
Many web services offer a login form for users in order to sign in. Remote attackers can try and guess the user's credentials using repeated login attempts.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block multiple login requests over a short period of time.

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, 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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Login Password Brute Force Attempt protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Login Password Brute Force Attempt