Arkoon FAST360 FAST HTTP and IDPS HTTP security bypass

fast360-http-security-bypass (27003) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Multiple versions of the Arkoon Fast360 security appliance fail to properly validate specially-crafted URLs. This could allow a remote attacker to bypass security policy restrictions in the FAST HTTP module and certain HTTP attack detection signatures in the IDPS HTTP module.


Bypass Security


Upgrade to the latest firmware version (3.0/30 or later) or (4.0/1 or later), as listed in Arkoon Security Bulletin AK-2006-01. See References.


  • Arkoon Security Bulletin AK-2006-01: Possiblity of by-passing FAST HTTP and IDPS HTTP analysis.
  • CVE-2006-7053: Unspecified vulnerability in Arkoon FAST360 UTM appliances 3.0 through 3.0/29, 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass keyword filtering in the FAST HTTP module, and signatures in the IDPS HTTP module, via crafted URLs that are misinterpreted.
  • OSVDB ID: 26387: FAST360 Appliance FAST/IDPS HTTP Module Analysis Bypass
  • SA20570: FAST360 Appliance HTTP Analysis Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Arkoon FAST360 3.0
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.1
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.2
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.3


Jun 06, 2006

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