Check Point Advisories

HTTP on Non Standard Ports

Check Point Reference: CPSA-2005-01
Date Published: 8 Feb 2005
Severity: N/A
Last Updated: 8 Feb 2005
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description

Protection Overview

IPS is able to detect and block HTTP traffic on any TCP port not configured by the security administrator as an allowed port for the use of HTTP.For more details on how to allow HTTP traffic on non standard ports, please refer to the above CPSA-2005-01 advisory.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HTTP on Non Standard Ports protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:. Attack Name : HTTP traffic over non-standard port. Attack Information :. HTTP GET method detected on a non-standard port. HTTP POST method detected on a non-standard port

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