Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0961)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1455
Date Published: 5 Nov 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 5 Nov 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0961
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 (Server Core Installation)
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft Graphics Device Interface of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects in memory. Successful exploitation could result in disclosure of information which could be used to further compromise the target 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0961) 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 Windows Graphics Device Interface Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0961)

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