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Microsoft Windows Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1147)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0663
Date Published: 14 Jul 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 16 February, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-1147
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016
Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.0, 16.6 (includes 16.0 - 16.5)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 (includes 15.0 - 15.8)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 (includes 16.0 - 16.3)
.NET Core 2.1
.NET Core 3.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6/4.6.1/4.6.2/4.7/4.7.1/4.7.2
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1147) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1147)

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