|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0802|
|Date Published:||9 Nov 2021|
|Last Updated:||Tuesday 09 November, 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Malware Protection Engine|
|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.|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Defender Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-42298)