Check Point Advisories

Apache HTTP Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-8011)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0251
Date Published: 19 Feb 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 29 May, 2023
Source: Apache
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8011
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache HTTP Server 2.4.33
Vulnerability Description A denial of service vulnerability exists in Apache HTTP Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 Apache HTTP Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-8011) 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:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache HTTP Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-8011)

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