Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows SMTP Service DNS Response Spoofing (MS10-024; CVE-2010-1690)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-427
Date Published: 10 Jun 2010
Severity: High
Last Updated: 13 Oct 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-1690
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Microsoft Windows Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service is installed as part of Internet Information Services (IIS) to transfer email messages. SMTP handles how a given e-mail is transported and delivered across the Internet to the destination server.A spoofing vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service. The vulnerability is due to an insufficient validation of DNS responses to queries made by the SMTP service. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow remote attackers to cause redirection of email traffic.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows SMTP Service DNS Response Spoofing (MS10-024) 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:  DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows SMTP service DNS response spoofing (MS10-024)

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