Nessus Security Scanner
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1163|
|Source:||IPS Research Team|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Nessus is a vulnerability scanning product. Remote attackers can use Nessus to detect vulnerabilities on a target server
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.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Nessus Security Scanner protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Nessus Security Scanner