Check Point Advisories

Cross-Site Scripting Scanning Attempt (CVE-2015-4661; CVE-2019-16385; CVE-2019-9167; CVE-2020-10946; CVE-2020-12261; CVE-2020-13228; CVE-2020-13627; CVE-2020-13628; CVE-2020-14953; CVE-2021-21801; CVE-2021-25080; CVE-2022-25305; CVE-2022-28102)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0042
Date Published: 22 Mar 2016
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 20 November, 2022
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-4661
CVE-2019-16385
CVE-2019-9167
CVE-2020-10946
CVE-2020-12261
CVE-2020-13228
CVE-2020-13627
CVE-2020-13628
CVE-2020-14953
CVE-2021-21801
CVE-2021-25080
CVE-2022-25305
CVE-2022-28102
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Remote attackers use Cross-Site Scripting scanning in order to locate potential Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities on a target server, which could be later used for attacks.

Protection Overview

This protection detects and block Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability scanning attempts.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Cross-Site Scripting Scanning 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:  Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Cross-Site Scripting Scanning Attempt

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