Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows ME Operating System

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1324
Date Published: 23 Apr 2014
Severity: Low
Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    Microsoft Windows ME
    Vulnerability Description Windows ME is an older version of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft ended the support for Windows ME operating system on July 2006.

    Protection Overview

    IPS will identify stations using Windows ME.

    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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows ME Operating System 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:  Microsoft Windows Operating System.
    Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows ME Operating System

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