|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2912|
|Date Published:||1 Sep 2013|
|Last Updated:||17 Aug 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in implementations of Active Directory that could cause the service to stop responding. The vulnerability is caused when the LDAP service fails to handle a specially crafted query. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted query to the LDAP service.|
This protection will detect and block a brute force attempt on Microsoft LDAP 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: ICMP Protocol Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft LDAP Remote Anonymous Denial of Service (MS13-079)