Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-397
Date Published: 27 Aug 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2010-3945
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
    Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
    Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
    Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Office.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS12-057
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office handles specially crafted Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to click on a specially crafted link. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    No update is required to address this vulnerability

    Users are protected against this vulnerability if the Microsoft Graphics Filters CGM Image Converter Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (MS10-105) protection found in the Protection section of CPAI-2010-337 has been applied.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Graphics Filters CGM Image Converter Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (MS10-105) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft Graphics Filters CGM Image Converter Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (MS10-105)