Learn more on how to stay protected from the latest Ransomware Pandemic
Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows DHCP Client Code Execution (CVE-2019-0547)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0977
Date Published: 2 Feb 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 2 Feb 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0547
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

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.

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 DHCP Client Code Execution (CVE-2019-0547) 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:  DHCP Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows DHCP Client Code Execution (CVE-2019-0547)

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Got it, Thanks! MORE INFO