Check Point Advisories

Cisco IKEv1 Information Disclosure (BENIGNCERTAIN; CVE-2016-6415)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0807
Date Published: 19 Sep 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-6415
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Cisco IOS XR 4.3.x
Cisco IOS XR 5.0.x
Cisco IOS XR 5.1.x
Cisco IOS XR 5.2.x
Vulnerability Description A vulnerability exists in IKEv1 packet processing code in Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR Software. The vulnerability , known as Pix Pocket, is due to insufficient condition checks in the IKEv1 security negotiation requests. A successful could cause disclosure of confidential information.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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 SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Cisco IKEv1 Information Disclosure (BENIGNCERTAIN) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Cisco IKEv1 Information Disclosure (BENIGNCERTAIN)

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