|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-0019|
|Date Published:||8 Jan 2018|
|Last Updated:||8 Jan 2018|
|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 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office with embedded Equation objects. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted Office file. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to bypass the ASLR mechanism and execute arbitrary code on the target machine.|
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 Equation ASLR Bypass