Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Netlogon Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2020-1472)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0872
Date Published: 21 Sep 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 21 Sep 2020
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-1472
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation)
Vulnerability Description An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Netlogon. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

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 Netlogon Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2020-1472) 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 Netlogon Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2020-1472)

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