|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2913|
|Date Published:||12 Nov 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that affected Microsoft Office software parses WordPerfect files. The vulnerability is caused when Microsoft Office does not properly process a specially crafted WordPerfect file. Exploitation of this vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office software.|
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, 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 WPD Remote Code Execution (MS13-091)