|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1173|
|Date Published:||26 Mar 2014|
|Last Updated:||26 Mar 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1 |
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1a
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1b
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1c
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1d
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL 1.0.1e
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in OpenSSL. The vulnerability is due to an error in handling certain TLS records during the handshake process. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending tampered records to a vulnerable SSL client (which could be a server application) during the handshake process.|
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: OpenSSL TLS Record Tampering Denial of Service