Check Point Advisories

SYLKin Malware Infection Attempt

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0564
Date Published: 2 Jul 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 19 Jul 2020
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description SYLKin is a remote access Trojan malware. Successful infection will allow an attacker to create malicious install scripts 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 SYLKin Malware Infection Attempt 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:  Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  SYLKin Malware Infection Attempt

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Got it, Thanks! MORE INFO