Check Point Advisories

SQL Servers SQL Injection Characters Evasion Techniques

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0044
Date Published: 31 Jan 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 31 Jan 2016
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
SQL Servers
Vulnerability Description SQL injection techniques can allow remote attackers to execute SQL commands on SQL servers. Successful exploitation could allow attacker to disclose confidential information, modify or shut down the database or execute arbitrary code on affected servers.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to bypass IPS using SQL Injection evasion techniques.

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.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the SQL Servers SQL Injection Characters Evasion Techniques protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Application Intelligence.
Attack Information:  SQL Servers SQL Injection Characters Evasion Techniques

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