Check Point Advisories

Seamless Exploit Kits Traffic Distribution System

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0525
Date Published: 22 Jun 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 27 August, 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Clients
Vulnerability Description Seamless Traffic Distribution System (TDS) operates by silently redirecting the victim to a malicious web page, leading to infection by an exploit kit. Successful infection will allow the attacker to download additional malware to the target.

Protection Overview

This protection detects and blocks attempts to redirect users to a specially crafted web page in order to infect them with an exploit kit.

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 Seamless Exploit Kits Traffic Distribution System 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:  Exploit Kit.
Attack Information:  Seamless Exploit Kits Traffic Distribution System

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