|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0378|
|Date Published:||9 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||9 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3|
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Business Productivity Servers 2010
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the Office software fails to properly handle objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.|
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 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-0243)