Check Point Advisories

Suspicious JavaScript Encoding

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3762
Date Published: 14 Jan 2014
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Security software
Vulnerability Description Certain evasion tools can obfuscate JavaScript code in order to circumvent security software. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the target.

Protection Overview

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

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , 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 Encoding 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: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Suspicious JavaScript Encoding

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