|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-350|
|Date Published:||14 Aug 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Windows XP Service Pack 3|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS12-053|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to a memory corruption caused by an attempt to access an object that has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a sequence of specially crafted packets to the target system. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.|
This protection will detect and block a sequence of specially crafted packets.
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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol Freed Memory Access (MS12-053) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: RDP Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol Freed Memory Access (MS12-053)