Check Point Advisories

Suspicious Html Encoding Within HTTP Responses

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0947
Date Published: 26 Feb 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? Security software products
Vulnerability Description Html code can be encoded within HTTP responses. Such behavior can be used to circumvent security software products.

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.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Suspicious Html Encoding Within HTTP Responses 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Suspicious Html Encoding Within HTTP Responses