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TLS Servers Cipher Suites Vulnerability Scanning Tools

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1534
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

TLS-enabled servers.
Vulnerability Description
Several vulnerability scanning tools are designed to gather supported cipher suites information from TLS servers. Such scans might indicate an attempt to disclose information about a server, as a preparation for an attack.

Protection Overview
IPS will detect and block TLS cipher suites scanning 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 TLS Servers Cipher Suites Vulnerability Scanning Tools 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:  SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  TLS Servers Cipher Suites Vulnerability Scanning Tools