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Microsoft Remote Desktop Client Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-22017)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0225
Date Published: 10 May 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 10 May, 2022
Source: Microsoft CVE-2022-22017
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-22017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Remote Desktop client for Windows Desktop
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server 2022 (Server Core installation)
Windows 11 for x64-based Systems
Windows 11 for ARM64-based Systems
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-22017) 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 Remote Desktop Client Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-22017)

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