Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Visual Studio Vscontent Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0537)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1298
Date Published: 23 Sep 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0537
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 insert 5
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft visual studio. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Visual Studio Vscontent Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0537) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Visual Studio Vscontent Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0537)

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