Microsoft Excel Memory Corruption (MS13-067; CVE-2013-1315)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2915|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-067|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Excel 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 RT
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft Excel Viewer
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Excel parses content in Excel files.
Apply patches from: MS13-067
The vulnerability is caused due to improper handling of objects in memory while parsing specially crafted Office files. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted Excel file.
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed Excel files over HTTP.
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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Excel Memory Corruption (MS13-067) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Excel Memory Corruption (MS13-067)