|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1338|
|Date Published:||12 Mar 2013|
|Last Updated:||26 Jun 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows Packager. The vulnerability is caused due to ClickOnce application file types not being included in the Windows Packager unsafe file type list. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a Microsoft Office document with an embedded ClickOnce application. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.|
IPS will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted Office files.
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 Windows assembly execution (MS12-005) - high confidence