|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0053|
|Date Published:||9 Feb 2016|
|Last Updated:||6 Jun 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Word 2007|
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft Office for Mac 2016
Microsoft Word Viewer
|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 Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-015|
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 Office Memory Corruption (MS16-015: CVE-2016-0022)