|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-2243|
|Date Published:||13 Jan 2015|
|Last Updated:||31 Jan 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows Server 2003 |
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in the Network Policy Server (NPS). The vulnerability is due to the way the NPS handles username strings. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted username string to the NPS.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS15-007|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Network Policy Server RADIUS Denial of Service (MS15-007)