Check Point Advisories

Brobot Booter Script Suite DDoS tool

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1803
Date Published: 7 May 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R70

  • 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.

    Protection Overview

    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.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Brobot Booter Script Suite DDoS tool protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Brobot Booter Script Suite DDoS tool

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