|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0866|
|Date Published:||11 Oct 2016|
|Last Updated:||10 May 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-121|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2|
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Office Online Server
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Word's RTF parser. The vulnerability is due to invalid parsing of RTF files. By enticing the user to open a specially crafted RTF file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-121|
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 Memory Corruption (MS16-121: CVE-2016-7193)