Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Print Spooler Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2022-35755)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0475
Date Published: 9 Aug 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 11 September, 2022
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Vmware to Azure 9.50.6419.1
Vulnerability Description An elevation of privilege 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 Windows Print Spooler Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2022-35755) 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:  Microsoft Windows Operating System.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Print Spooler Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2022-35755)

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