|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1295|
|Date Published:||7 Dec 2012|
|Last Updated:||25 Aug 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The vulnerability is due to the way that the DNS server improperly handles objects in memory. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted DNS ANY query to a DNS server.|
IPS will detect and block specially crafted DNS queries sent to the server.
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: DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: DNS ANY Request Malformed Payload Denial of Service