Check Point Advisories

Toxin Based Brobot HTTP Request

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1689
Date Published: 1 May 2013
Severity: N/A
Last Updated: 1 Jan 2000
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Blocking specific Toxin Based Brobot HTTP requests. There are cases in which certain traffic, although not intended for malicious use, is very unsafe, since it may transfer shellcode which is undetectable by IPS.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block specially crafted HTTP requests.

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 Toxin Based Brobot HTTP Request 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Toxin Based Brobot HTTP Request