|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0332|
|Date Published:||26 Apr 2017|
|Last Updated:||25 Aug 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, 8, Microsoft Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012.|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB). The vulnerability is due to the way SMB service handles certain requests. The Fuzzbunch tool allows attackers to execute this exploit. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability can execute arbitrary code on the target machine.|
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 EternalBlue SMB Remote Code Execution