Check Point Advisories

Magnitude Exploit Kit Redirection

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0613
Date Published: 19 Jul 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 22 Apr 2018
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Clients
Vulnerability Description Magnitude exploit kit is a web exploit kit that operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim's computer. Remote attackers can infect users with Magnitude 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.

Protection Overview

This protection detects and blocks Magnitude 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Magnitude Exploit Kit Redirection 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:  Exploit Kit.
Attack Information:  Magnitude Exploit Kit Redirection

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