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Microsoft Windows Jet Database Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1249)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1769
Date Published: 25 Feb 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Feb 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-1249
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
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
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Jet Database Engine component of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user into opening a crafted file. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the target user.

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 Jet Database Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1249) 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 Jet Database Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1249)

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