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Check Point Advisories

Avahi avahi-daemon Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-1000845)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1262
Date Published: 13 Dec 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 3 Jan 2019
Source: 0-day 0DAY_ID_31688
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1000845
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Avahi 0.7
Vulnerability Description A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists in Avahi. Successful exploitation can cause a denial of service.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Avahi avahi-daemon Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-1000845) 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Avahi avahi-daemon Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-1000845)

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