|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0887|
|Date Published:||26 Oct 2017|
|Last Updated:||23 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Mozilla Firefox prior to 55|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox fails to properly process a combination of username and password inside the URL. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a target user to open a specially crafted html site.|
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: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Mozilla Firefox URL Long user name Denial Of Service