Check Point Advisories

Windows System Files Information Disclosure (CVE-2022-29848)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1848
Date Published: 14 Oct 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 08 November, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-29848
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows OS
Vulnerability Description Windows operating systems contain system files with sensitive information. If not properly configured, remote attackers can view the information on such files.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 Windows System Files Information Disclosure 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Windows System Files Information Disclosure

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