|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0977|
|Date Published:||2 Feb 2020|
|Last Updated:||2 Feb 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Windows 10 version 1803|
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft DHCP Client. The vulnerability is due to improper processing of DHCP response messages, causing memory corruption. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending maliciously crafted DHCP responses to a vulnerable target.|
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: DHCP Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows DHCP Client Code Execution (CVE-2019-0547)