|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-0057|
|Date Published:||6 Feb 2018|
|Last Updated:||8 Feb 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||WordPress|
|Vulnerability Description||A Denial of Service vulnerability exists within WordPress Core Load Script. This vulnerability is due to the way WordPress handles large array loads. Successful exploitation could lead to a denial of service.|
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: WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: WordPress Core Load Script Denial of Service (CVE-2018-6389)