|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0511|
|Date Published:||16 Jun 2016|
|Last Updated:||30 Jan 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Office|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Office files might contain a malicious downloader. A remote attacker could send spam e-mails including those downloaders, and use social engineering in order to convince users to manually enable them. This would allow the malicious code to run and infect the target system.|
This protection detects 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 Files Containing Malicious VBScript Downloader