|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1347|
|Date Published:||12 Apr 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||SSL-enabled servers and clients|
|Vulnerability Description||The Heartbeat Extension allows keep-alive functionality for TLS/DTLS protocols. Heartbeat consists of two message types, HeartbeatRequest and HeartbeatResponse.|
IPS will detect and block OpenSSL Heartbeat messages.
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the TLS and DTLS Heartbeat Extension protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: SSL Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: TLS and DTLS Heartbeat Extension