|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0297|
|Date Published:||26 Mar 2015|
|Last Updated:||26 Mar 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Drupal Core. This can cause a very high CPU load and memory exhaustion. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service on the vulnerable system.|
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
Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: HTTP Protocol Inspection.
Attack Information: Drupal Core XML-RPC Endpoint xmlrpc.php Internal Entity Expansion Denial of Service - Ver2