|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1531|
|Date Published:||23 Jan 2020|
|Last Updated:||2 Feb 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows|
|Vulnerability Description||An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in the NTLM component of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of the MIC in an AUTHENTICATE message. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain access to sensitive information and gain unauthorized access into the affected system.|
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 NTLM Authentication Bypass (CVE-2019-1040)