|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1673|
|Date Published:||16 Jul 2014|
|Last Updated:||29 Jun 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Word 2003 |
Microsoft Word 2007
Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2013 RT
Microsoft Word Viewer
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010
Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft Microsoft SharePoint Server Word Automation Services 2010
|Vulnerability Description||A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of structures when parsing a specially crafted RTF document. Remote, unauthenticated attackers could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a specially crafted RTF file.|
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Word RTF listoverridecount Memory Corruption (MS14-017)