Microsoft is planning to release a patch tomorrow in regards to CVE-2021-26414. This hardening patch could affect Check Point customers using AD-query on your gateway for Identity Awareness, depending on what version and Jumbo Hotfix you are using. Starting tomorrow, these hardening changes by Microsoft will be enabled by default, with the ability to disable them; however, come March 2023, you will no longer have the ability to disable them.
Check Point has two different recommendations to avoid issues for customers running AD-query.
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