Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Sandbox Bypass (CVE-2022-41076)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-1739
Date Published: 13 Sep 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 13 September, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-41076
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft PowerShell 7.2
Microsoft PowerShell 7.3
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10 20H2
Microsoft Windows 10 21H1
Microsoft Windows 10 21h2
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2 on x86
Microsoft Windows 10 1607
Microsoft Windows 10 1809 on HoloLens
Microsoft Windows 11 on ARM64
Microsoft Windows 11 on x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Edition on X86
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1 on x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 Standard without Hyper-v Edition on x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 on x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition on x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition on X86
Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition on x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition
Vulnerability Description A sandbox bypass 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 Sandbox Bypass (CVE-2022-41076) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Sandbox Bypass (CVE-2022-41076)

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