|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0172|
|Date Published:||14 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Excel 2007 Service Pack 3|
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel Viewer
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office 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: MS17-014|
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 (MS17-014: CVE-2017-0052)