|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0527|
|Date Published:||26 Jun 2017|
|Last Updated:||29 Aug 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Malware Protection Engine up to module version 1.1.13804.0|
|Vulnerability Description||A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted file. A successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.|
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 VFS API Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-8558)