|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0821|
|Date Published:||22 Sep 2016|
|Last Updated:||15 Jan 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||OpenSSL|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in OpenSSL. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can send an excessively large OCSP Status Request extension and create a denial of service condition.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: OpenSSL OCSP Extension Unbounded Memory Denial of Service