Check Point Advisories

Suspected LOIC Traffic Domains Block List

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-045
Date Published: 2 Feb 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Web users
    Vulnerability Description Multiple domains have been identified to potentially host LOIC or other malicious code.
    Vulnerability DetailsThe Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) is a denial-of-service attack tool associated with malicious attackers' activity. Certain domains have been identified to potentially host LOIC or other malicious code. Visiting these domains is not recommended, as it may result in unexpected system behavior.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to open malicious LOIC links.

    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.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections, find the Suspected LOIC Traffic Domains Block List protection and activate the protection.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Suspected LOIC traffic domains block list

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