|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0396|
|Date Published:||9 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||9 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Windows|
|Vulnerability Description||A type confusion vulnerability exists in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine. The vulnerability is due to an error when handling objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability and execute arbitrary code.|
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 Malware Protection Engine Type Confusion Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-0290)