|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2004-38|
|Date Published:||1 Feb 2005|
|Last Updated:||8 Jul 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A vulnerability exists in SSL library. Remote attacker could construct a specially crafted SSL negotiation packet that could cause the library to crash.|
Protections that inspect traffic of the SSL protocol assume the traffic adheres to the standards defined for the protocol (such as an RFC).If this protection is set to 'Detect', those protections might not be able to inspect traffic which is not compliant with the standards for SSL. Turning on this protection filters out non-compliant traffic and ensures full inspection.It is recommended to set "Non Compliant SSL" to Prevent and to observe the logs for non-compliancy issues.
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:Using SmartView Tracker, users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55 will be able to identify drop logs with rule number 99443.