Check Point Advisories

ISC BIND Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-5744)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1220
Date Published: 25 Nov 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Nov 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5744
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ISC BIND
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in ISC BIND EDNS0 Key-Tag. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition on the affected system.

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 ISC BIND Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-5744) 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:  DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  ISC BIND Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-5744)

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