|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0796|
|Date Published:||14 Sep 2016|
|Last Updated:||21 Nov 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Office Publisher 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: Phishing Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: Suspicious Microsoft Publisher Mail Attachment