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Suspicious Non-Alphanumeric JavaScript Encoding


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0949
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75 and above
Who is Vulnerable?
Security software products
Vulnerability Description
Certain evasion tools can obfuscate JavaScript code in order to circumvent security software. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the target.

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.

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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Suspicious Non-Alphanumeric JavaScript Encoding 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Suspicious Non-Alphanumeric JavaScript Encoding