Check Point Advisories

Anonymous DoSer Denial of Service Tool

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1187
Date Published: 27 Mar 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 4 Apr 2017
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Servers
Vulnerability Description Anonymous DoSer is a denial-of-service attack tool associated with malicious activity. The tool crafts and sends multiple HTTP requests that can potentially cause attacked systems to become temporarily unresponsive.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block multiple HTTP requests sent by Anonymous DoSer over a short period of time.

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 Anonymous DoSer Denial of Service Tool 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:  Anonymous DoSer Denial of Service Tool

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