|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1163|
|Date Published:||18 Mar 2014|
|Last Updated:||5 Jul 2017|
|Source:||IPS Research Team|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| |
|Vulnerability Description||Nessus is a vulnerability scanning product. Remote attackers can use Nessus to detect vulnerabilities on a target server.|
This protection will detect and block Nessus vulnerability scanning attempts
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: Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Nessus Security Scanner