|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2010-003|
|Date Published:||12 May 2013|
|Last Updated:||17 Sep 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol. The vulnerability is due to a race condition in the Microsoft SMB implementation that fails to properly handle specially crafted SMB responses. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw by sending a specially crafted SMB response to a client-initiated SMB request. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow execution of arbitrary code on the target system.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows SMB Client Repeated Negotiation Responses (MS10-006) - High Confidence