|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0088|
|Date Published:||2 Feb 2017|
|Last Updated:||20 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems|
Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows SMB2. The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization over SMB2 Tree Connect response messages.|
|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 SMB2 Tree Connect Response Denial of Service (MS17-012: CVE-2017-0016)