Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1350)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0658
Date Published: 14 Jul 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 14 July, 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-1350
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows DNS Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to execution of arbitrary code on the target server.

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 Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1350) 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:  DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-1350)

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