|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0005|
|Date Published:||4 Jan 2015|
|Last Updated:||28 Mar 2017|
|Source:||IPS Research Team|
|Protection Provided by:||
|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.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Exploit Kit.
Attack Information: Astrum Exploit Kit Landing Page