|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0902|
|Date Published:||14 Nov 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3|
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office improperly handles 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 Word Memory Corruption (CVE-2017-11854)