|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0400|
|Date Published:||9 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||9 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Check-Host is a web service for checking the availability of hosts, DNS records, and IP addresses from different locations. It may be used to gather information on target servers as a preliminary stage before launching an attack.|
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: Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Check-Host Website Monitoring Service