Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Office Memory Corruption (MS15-110: CVE-2015-2558)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1183
Date Published: 13 Oct 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 11 Jul 2018
Source: Microsoft MS15-110
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2558
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office improperly handles objects in memory while parsing specially crafted files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-110

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Office Memory Corruption (MS15-110: CVE-2015-2558) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Office Memory Corruption (MS15-110: CVE-2015-2558)

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