|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1191|
|Date Published:||30 Mar 2014|
|Last Updated:||30 Mar 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| |
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in all web servers. The vulnerability is due to the server's inability to handle multiple specially crafted TCP packets. Remote attackers can exploit this issue by continuously sending small TCP data packets to the server.|
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Web Servers Slow HTTP Denial of Service 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: Web Servers Slow HTTP Denial of Service