Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows NDProxy.sys Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2013-5065)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3619
Date Published: 28 Nov 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-5065
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R70

  • Who is Vulnerable? Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
    Vulnerability Description An elevation of privilege vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows.
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to failure to validate input by the NDProxy.sys kernel component. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim user to run a specially crafted application. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to take complete control over the affected system.

    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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows NDProxy.sys Elevation of Privilege protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft Windows NDProxy.sys Elevation of Privilege

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