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Check Point Advisories

Backdoor Trojan: Octopus 0.1

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-060
Date Published: 24 May 2009
Severity: High
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2012
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Backdoor Octopus 0.1 is backdoor Trojan program which opens up a security hole on a victim's computerand is a threat to the security of the user's personal data.

Protection Overview

By enabling this protection, IPS will detect and block the malware based on predefined signatures.

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Backdoor Trojan: Octopus 0.1 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:  Malware Traffic.
Attack Information:  Backdoor Trojan: Octopus 0.1