Microsoft Outlook MIME Email Message Parsing Remote Code Execution (MS13-068; CVE-2013-3870; CVE-2013-3905)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3491|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-068|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
Microsoft Office Outlook 2010
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Outlook email client.
Apply patches from: MS13-068
The vulnerability is due to a failure to properly parse the contents of an S/MIME message. Remote unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email to the target user. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the logged in user.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , 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 Outlook MIME Email Message Parsing Remote Code Execution (MS13-068) 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: SMTP Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Outlook MIME Email Message Parsing Remote Code Execution (MS13-068)