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Microsoft Windows XP Operating System


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1194
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

Windows XP Starter
Windows XP Home
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Professional x64
Windows XP 64-bit Edition
Vulnerability Description
Windows XP is an older version of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft ended the support for Windows XP operating system on April 8th 2014. As a result computers using the OS might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.

Protection Overview
IPS will identify stations using Windows XP.

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 XP 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 XP Operating System