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Check Point Advisories

SSL - General Settings (CVE-2003-0719; CVE-2004-0826)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2004-38
Date Published: 1 Feb 2005
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 22 May 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2003-0719
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description SSL Protections use a SSL protocol parser which uses a default port of TCP/443, but this port can be reconfigured.

Protection Overview

SSL Parser Engine Settings allows you to reconfigure the SSL to run on a TCP port other than 443.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the SSL - General Settings protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  SSL Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  SSLv3: Illegal Server Extension Length

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