|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-0154|
|Date Published:||6 Mar 2018|
|Last Updated:||11 Mar 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Memcached version 1.5.5.|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists over Memcached. This is due to the way Memcached handles UDP requests. A successful attack 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: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Memcached Web-Servers Network Flood Denial of Service