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Vulnerability of Check Point VSX Virtual System: no policy

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

When Check Point VSX Virtual System R75.40VS/R76 (VSX mode) is restarted, the security policy may be not applied.
Vulnerable systems: GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, CheckPoint Power-1 Appliance, CheckPoint Security Gateway, CheckPoint UTM-1 Appliance, CheckPoint VSX-1.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 30/05/2013.
Références of this weakness: sk92812, VIGILANCE-VUL-12884.

Description of the vulnerability 

When Check Point VSX Virtual System R75.40VS/R76 (VSX mode) is restarted, the security policy may be not applied.



An attacker can then access to the resources, or be blocked.
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This security bulletin impacts software or systems such as GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, CheckPoint Power-1 Appliance, CheckPoint Security Gateway, CheckPoint UTM-1 Appliance, CheckPoint VSX-1.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity announce is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Check Point VSX Virtual System: hotfix.
A hotfix is available:
https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solutionid=sk92812&src=securityAlerts
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