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Microsoft Media Foundation Information Disclosure (CVE-2020-0939)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1387
Date Published: 28 Dec 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 28 Dec 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-0939
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 10 1903
Microsoft Windows 10 1909
Microsoft Windows server 2016 1903
Microsoft Windows server 2016 1909
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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 Media Foundation Information Disclosure (CVE-2020-0939) 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 Media Foundation Information Disclosure (CVE-2020-0939)

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