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SmartDefense Services Bulletin
December 2005

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In This Bulletin

About SmartDefense Services
Advisories
Security Best Practices
Defense Updates

About SmartDefense Services

Check Point SmartDefense Services maintain the most current preemptive security for your Check Point security infrastructure. To help your defenses stay continuously ahead of today’s constantly evolving threat landscape, SmartDefense Services provide:

  • Preemptive, ongoing, and real-time updates to defenses and security policies
  • Ongoing new protocol and application defenses against emerging threats and attacks
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to activate and configure defenses against emerging threats and vulnerabilities – usually before exploits are created by hackers
  • Anti-virus updates and alerts for Check Point VPN-1 Express CI
  • Anti-spyware updates for Check Point Integrity Anti-Spyware 
  • Malicious applications database for automating network access and malware termination policies (Program Advisor Service for Integrity)
Advisories (Sorted by Severity, then Date)
CPAI-2005-149
  Date:
  Severity:
  Category: Remote Code Execution
  Description: Preemptive Protection against Vulnerabilities in Graphics Rendering Engine (MS05-053)
  Sources:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-053

  Vulnerable Systems: Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
     
CPAI-2005-148
  Date:
  Severity:
  Category: Remote Code Execution
  Description: Internet Explorer COM Objects Protection (MS05-052)
  Sources:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-052

  Vulnerable Systems: Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
     
CPAI-2005-151
  Date:
  Severity:
  Category: Instant Messengers
  Description: Google Talk Protection
  Sources: SmartDefense Research Center
  Vulnerable Systems: Microsoft Windows operating systems
     
CPAI-2005-150
  Date:
  Severity:
  Category: Endpoint Security
  Description: Integrity Clientless Security (ICS) version 3.7.44.0
  Sources: SmartDefense Research Center
  Vulnerable Systems: Microsoft Windows clients
     
Security Best Practices (Sorted by Severity, then Date)
CPSA-2005-15
  Date:
  Severity:
  Category: Web Intelligence Protections
  Description: New Web Intelligence Protection for NGX Users: LDAP Injection
  Sources: SmartDefense Research Center
  Vulnerable Systems: Web servers with LDAP support
     
Defense Updates
CPAI-2005-151
  Date:
  Update Number: 550051130 (VPN-1 NG R55W)
591051130 (VPN-1 NGX R60)
547051130 (InterSpect)
  Description: Google Talk Protection
     
CPAI-2005-150
  Date:
  Update Number: 690051116 (Connectra 2.0)
691051116 (Connectra NGX)
  Description: Integrity Clientless Security (ICS) version 3.7.44.0
     
CPAI-2005-153
  Date:
  Update Number: 690051130 (Connectra 2.0)
691051130 (Connectra NGX)
  Description: Integrity Clientless Security (ICS) version 3.7.46.0
     
CPAI-2005-148
  Date:
  Update Number: 541051101 (VPN-1 NG R55)
550051101 (VPN-1 NG R55W)
591051101 (VPN-1 NGX R60)
547051101 (InterSpect)
  Description: MS COM Objects Protection (MS05-052)
     
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