|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0090|
|Date Published:||3 Feb 2019|
|Last Updated:||3 Feb 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to improper processing of Contact files. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.|
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 CONTACT Files Remote Code Execution