Check Point Advisories

Web Browsers CookieBomb Cookie Injection

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0856
Date Published: 11 Feb 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Friday 31 March, 2023
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? Web Browsers
Vulnerability Description A Cookie injection vulnerability exists in several web browsers. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted website. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution and possibly allow malware download to the target user.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Web Browsers CookieBomb Cookie Injection protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Web Browsers CookieBomb Cookie Injection

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