|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-0278|
|Date Published:||15 Apr 2018|
|Last Updated:||16 Apr 2018|
|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)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Word 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Word 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 64-bit editions
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
|Vulnerability Description||A vulnerability exists in RTF based emails which cause information disclosure through Outlook on Windows. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office improperly discloses the contents of its 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Office Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-0950)