Check Point Advisories

Microsoft WINS Replication Attack (CVE-2004-1080)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2004-61
Date Published: 1 Dec 2004
Severity: Low
Last Updated: 1 Dec 2004
Industry Reference:CVE-2004-1080
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description

Protection Overview

IPS is able to recognize an illegal WINS packet. This ability enables IPS to catch potentially harmful packets before they enter the network.

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 R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft WINS Replication Attack protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:.

Attack Name:  Microsoft WINS Replication Protocol Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: . Microsoft WINS Replication Protocol attack over TCP. Microsoft WINS Replication Protocol attack over UDP. For users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55, SmartView Tracker log rules #99642 and #99742 accordingly.

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