Check Point Advisories Internet Of Things Portal

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0263
Date Published: 19 Mar 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 18 October, 2022
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Internet-Connected Devices
Vulnerability Description Shodan is a search engine for Internet-connected devices, which may be used to discover vulnerable devices connected to the Internet, as a preliminary stage before launching an attack.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block direct access to Shodan search engine portal.

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 Internet Of Things Portal 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Of Things Portal

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