|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1464|
|Date Published:||26 Nov 2019|
|Last Updated:||26 Nov 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||DNS Tunneling is used to pass non-DNS information using DNS messages, which are normally allowed by security devices. Malicious users or malware may use DNS tunnels to bypass inspection by the security gateway.|
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: Tunneling Detection.
Attack Information: Malicious Activity Over DNS Tunneling