|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1740|
|Date Published:||3 Aug 2014|
|Last Updated:||30 Jul 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Web Servers|
|Vulnerability Description||PUF UDP Flooder is a denial-of-service attack tool associated with malicious activity. The tool crafts and sends multiple UDP requests that can potentially cause an affected system to become temporarily unresponsive.|
This protection will detect and block UDP Flooding attempts made by PUF UDP Flooder.
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PUF UDP Flooder protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: PUF UDP Flooder