|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2022-0426|
|Date Published:||7 Aug 2022|
|Last Updated:||Sunday 07 August, 2022|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||BitTorrent is a communication protocol for peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P), which enables users to distribute data and electronic files over the Internet in a decentralized manner. This protection can be used to detect the BitTorrent Protocol handshake, and with the packet capture, allows to extract the download file hash.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: BitTorrent Protocol