|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-027|
|Date Published:||12 Feb 2008|
|Last Updated:||2 Mar 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Word is a popular word processor.By sending a specially crafted Word document, an attacker can cause a memory corruption, and remotely execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed Word 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, 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 file handling memory corruption (MS08-009)