Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Desktop Bridge Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2018-0882)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0161
Date Published: 13 Mar 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 13 Mar 2018
Source: Microsoft CVE-2018-0882
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-0882
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Server 2016
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Vulnerability Description A vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to damage users system.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Desktop Bridge Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2018-0882) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Desktop Bridge Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2018-0882)

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