|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2020-0019|
|Date Published:||16 Jan 2020|
|Last Updated:||16 Jan 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows 10|
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
|Vulnerability Description||A spoofing vulnerability exists in the way Windows CryptoAPI validates Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificates. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by using a spoofed code-signing certificate to sign a malicious executable, making it appear as if the file was from a trusted source. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt confidential information on user connections to the affected software. Aka 'Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability'.|
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 CryptoAPI Spoofing (CVE-2020-0601)