|Check Point Reference:||SBP-2007-10|
|Date Published:||20 Oct 2007|
|Last Updated:||20 Oct 2007|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||QQ is a common Instant Messenger in east Asia. QQ Instant Messenger allows instant peer-to-peer file transfers, SMS sending and chatting with online friends. There are cases in which certain traffic, although not intended for malicious use, is very unsafe, since it may transfer shellcode which is undetectable by IPS.|
This protection will detect and block QQ attempts to connect to the internet. The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized access attempts without blocking them.
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:.
Attack Name: QQ Instant Messenger .
Attack Information: QQ Instant Messenger Blocked