|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0515|
|Date Published:||25 Apr 2016|
|Last Updated:||2 Aug 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Genuine email from PayPal will never include attachments. A remote attacker could send spam PayPal e-mails including those malicious attachments and 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: Phishing Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: PayPal Mail Phishing Containing Attachment