|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1561|
|Date Published:||21 Nov 2019|
|Last Updated:||2 Dec 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Python|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in the Python SSL module. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of malformed DistributionPoint extension within X.509 certificates. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to denial-of-service conditions on the target server.|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Python SSL Denial of Service (CVE-2019-5010)