Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Media Center Remote Code Execution (MS15-100: CVE-2015-2509)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1091
Date Published: 8 Sep 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 13 Feb 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-100
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2509
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Media Center 1.0
Vulnerability Description A flaw has been reported in Windows Media Center when parsing MCL files. This flaw could allow malicious users to execute arbitrary code on a target Windows system by enticing the victim to open a specially crafted Media Center file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-100

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, 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 Media Center Remote Code Execution (MS15-100: CVE-2015-2509) 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 Media Center Remote Code Execution (MS15-100: CVE-2015-2509)

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