Check Point Advisories

Suspicious Javascript Variable Names (CVE-2013-2551)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0371
Date Published: 14 Jan 2014
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-2551
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Web browsers
    Vulnerability Description Javascript may contain overly large amount of abnormal variable names. This behavior may indicate an exploitation attempt.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    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 Suspicious Javascript Variable Names 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 Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Suspicious Javascript Variable Names

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