|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0473|
|Date Published:||7 Jun 2017|
|Last Updated:||20 Dec 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Certain evasion tools obfuscate powershell scripts in order to circumvent inspection by security software. An attacker could use such evasion methods in order to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: PowerShell Script Encoding Evasion