|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0786|
|Date Published:||25 Sep 2017|
|Last Updated:||15 Oct 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Office 2007 |
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office 2016
|Vulnerability Description||A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exist in WordPerfect Document Converter component of Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of the document data prior to copying it to a heap-based buffer. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by enticing a victim user to open a maliciously crafted document.|
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 WordPerfect Document Converter Heap-based Buffer Overflow