|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1803|
|Date Published:||7 May 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Web servers.|
|Vulnerability Description||The Brobot Booter Script Suite DDoS tool utilizes high bandwidth webservers to generate malicious DDoS traffic. Such methodology allows the attacker to harness more bandwidth with fewer victim machines. Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to use the victim machine for malicious purposes.|
This protection will detect and block attempts by the malware to infect the target, and malicious requests 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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Brobot Booter Script Suite DDoS tool