Check Point Advisories

KaiXin Exploit Kit

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0265
Date Published: 2 Apr 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 16 Nov 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Browsers
Vulnerability Description KaiXin exploit kit is a web exploit kit that operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim's computer. Remote attackers can infect users with KaiXin 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 will detect and block KaiXin 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 / R76 / R75

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