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Microsoft Windows ME Operating System


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1324
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

Microsoft Windows ME
Vulnerability Description
Windows ME is an older version of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft ended the support for Windows ME operating system on July 2006.

Protection Overview
IPS will identify stations using Windows ME.

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.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows ME Operating System protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Microsoft Windows Operating System.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows ME Operating System