|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0178|
|Date Published:||14 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows 8.1 |
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
|Vulnerability Description||An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver. The vulnerability is due to the way the driver fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by logging on to the system and running a specially crafted application.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS17-018|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Win32k Elevation of Privilege (MS17-018: CVE-2017-0079)