|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1202|
|Date Published:||27 Oct 2019|
|Last Updated:||31 Oct 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows 10|
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
|Vulnerability Description||An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Windows Codecs Library. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted image file. Successful exploitation could result in the disclosure of information which could be used to further compromise the target system.|
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 Windows Codecs Library Information Disclosure