Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1163
Date Published: 19 Mar 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:19 Mar 2014
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable?
Servers
Vulnerability Description Nessus is a vulnerability scanning product. Remote attackers can use Nessus to detect vulnerabilities on a target server

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block Nessus vulnerability 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.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Nessus Security Scanner protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Nessus Security Scanner