Check Point Advisories

Qualys Security Scanner

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1432
Date Published: 27 Dec 2015
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 22 Jul 2018
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Qualys is a vulnerability scanning product. Remote attackers can use Qualys to detect vulnerabilities on a target server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block Qualys vulnerability scanning 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Qualys Security Scanner protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Qualys Security Scanner

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