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Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Win32 Shellcode Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3608
Date Published: 10 Dec 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 Nov 2016
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted request to the victim. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target machine.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit these vulnerabilities.

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 Win32 Shellcode Remote Code Execution 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Win32 Shellcode Remote Code Execution