|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0084|
|Date Published:||14 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows Vista|
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
|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 certain 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: MS17-012|
This protection detects 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 (MS17-012: CVE-2017-0039)