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Check Point Advisories

Astrum Exploit Kit Landing Page

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0005
Date Published: 4 Jan 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2017
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Clients
Vulnerability Description Astrum exploit kit is a web exploit kit that operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim's computer. Remote attackers can infect users with Astrum exploit kit by enticing them to visit a malicious web page. Successful infection will allow the attacker to perform Remote Code Execution on the victim's computer.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block Astrum exploit kit infection 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Astrum Exploit Kit Landing Page 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:  Exploit Kit.
Attack Information:  Astrum Exploit Kit Landing Page