|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0465|
|Date Published:||8 Jul 2021|
|Last Updated:||Sunday 26 February, 2023|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||All versions of Windows|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows Print Spooler service. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted packet to the target server. Successful exploitation could result in execution of arbitrary code on the affected system. AKA "PrintNightmare".|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution