|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2007-123|
|Date Published:||15 Oct 2007|
|Last Updated:||24 Sep 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Word is a popular word processing software.A remote code execution vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Word for MAC.A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted Word Mac file with a malformed string.Successful exploitation of this issue may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed DOC files over HTTP. The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized access attempts without blocking them.
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Word Malformed String Memory Corruption (MS07-060)