|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0011|
|Date Published:||12 Jan 2016|
|Last Updated:||5 Jul 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-007|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows 7|
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 R2
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to the way Windows improperly validates input before loading libraries. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted file.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-007|
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: Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows DLL Loading Remote Code Execution (MS16-007: CVE-2016-0018)