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Check Point Advisories

Metasploit Shellcode Encoders

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0033
Date Published: 14 Jan 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 31 Oct 2021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Malicious payload can be encoded by metasploit modules to circumvent security software. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the target.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit these vulnerabilities.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Metasploit Shellcode Encoders protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Metasploit Shellcode Encoders

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