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Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Office Malformed EPS File Remote Code Execution (MS15-099; CVE-2015-2545)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1102
Date Published: 10 Sep 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-099
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2545
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to an error while parsing a file containing a malformed graphics image. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted EPS file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-099

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Office Malformed EPS File Remote Code Execution (MS15-099) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Office Malformed EPS File Remote Code Execution (MS15-099)