Check Point Advisories

Acunetix Web Scanner

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0260
Date Published: 18 Mar 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 20 July, 2023
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Web Servers
Vulnerability Description Acunetix is a vulnerability scanning product. Remote attackers can use Acunetix to detect vulnerabilities on a target server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block use of this scanner.

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 Acunetix Web Scanner 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:  Acunetix Web Scanner

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