|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0042|
|Date Published:||22 Mar 2016|
|Last Updated:||28 Jun 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Remote attackers use Cross-Site Scripting scanning in order to locate potential Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities on a target server, which could be later used for attacks.|
This protection detects and block Cross-Site Scripting 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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Cross-Site Scripting Scanning Attempt