Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Denial of Service (MS05-041; CVE-2005-1218)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2005-126
Date Published: 10 Aug 2005
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 10 Aug 2005
Industry Reference:CVE-2005-1218
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description

Protection Overview

This protection will block the MS05-038 RDP protocol vulnerability.The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized traffic without blocking it.

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 Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Denial of Service (MS05-041) 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:  RDP Buffer Overflow.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows RDP DoS Exploit Attempt Detected

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