Check Point Advisories

BlackHole Toolkit v2 JAVA Payload Stage Code Execution (CVE-2013-0431; CVE-2013-0422; CVE-2012-1723; CVE-2012-0507; CVE-2013-1493)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3486
Date Published: 27 Oct 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-0431
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description BlackHole is a web exploit kit that operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim's computer. Remote attackers can infect users with BlackHole by enticing them to visit a malicious web page. Successful infection will allow the attacker to download additional malware to the target.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block BlackHole infection attempts at the Java payload stage.

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 R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the BlackHole Toolkit v2 JAVA Payload Stage Code Execution 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:  Exploit Kit.
Attack Information:  BlackHole Toolkit v2 JAVA Payload Stage Code Execution