|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1782|
|Date Published:||1 Sep 2014|
|Last Updated:||9 Sep 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Servers|
|Vulnerability Description||Multipath TCP is a set of extensions to regular TCP that enables a single data flow to be separated and carried across multiple connections. An attacker might use these extensions to evade detection by IPS devices.|
This protection will detect and blocks attempts to use the Multipath TCP extensions.
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: TCP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Multipath TCP