|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2005-07|
|Date Published:||1 Feb 2005|
|Last Updated:||Saturday 01 January, 2000|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is used to administrate IP address configuration. Clients request an IP address from a server that leases them addresses. Attacks on the DHCP protocol usually target a vulnerability in the server software used, by sending specially crafted DHCP packets.|
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: