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Suspicious Javascript Containing Overly Long Strings (CVE-2013-2551)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0372
Date Published:
Source: IPS Research Team
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-2551
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Web browsers
Vulnerability Description
Javascript may contain variables assigned with overly long strings. This behavior may indicate an exploitation attempt.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block 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, 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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Suspicious Javascript Containing Overly Long Strings 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: Suspicious Javascript Containing Overly Long Strings