Check Point Advisories

Lync Server Information Disclosure (MS14-032; CVE-2014-1823)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1588
Date Published: 10 Jun 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2014
Source: CVE-2014-1823
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Lync Server 2010
    Microsoft Lync Server 2013
    Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Lync Server fails to properly sanitize specially crafted content. The vulnerability is caused when Lync Server does not properly sanitize specially crafted content. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could potentially execute scripts in the user's browser to obtain information from web sessions.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-032

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block 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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Lync Server Information Disclosure (MS14-032) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
    Attack Information:  Lync Server Information Disclosure (MS14-032)