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LightsOut/Hello Exploit Kit (CVE-2013-2465)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1687
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-2465
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Windows
Vulnerability Description
LightsOut/Hello is an exploit kit that operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim's computer. Remote attackers can infect users by enticing them to visit a malicious web page. Successful infection will allow the attacker to download additional malware to the target.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block LightsOut/Hello exploit kit infection attempts.

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 LightsOut/Hello Exploit Kit 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  LightsOut/Hello Exploit Kit