Check Point Advisories

Apache 2 mod_ssl Connection Abort Denial of Service possible attack - Ver2 (CVE-2004-0748)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-2401
Date Published: 28 Dec 2014
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 22 Nov 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2004-0748
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability has been reported in Apache Software Foundation Apache HTTP Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition on the affected system.

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, 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 Apache 2 mod_ssl Connection Abort Denial of Service possible attack - Ver2 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:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache 2 mod_ssl Connection Abort Denial of Service possible attack - Ver2

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