Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Outlook Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-8582)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1044
Date Published: 13 Nov 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 13 Nov 2018
Source: Microsoft CVE-2018-8582
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8582
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Outlook 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions
Office 365 ProPlus for 32-bit Systems
Office 365 ProPlus for 64-bit Systems
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Outlook Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-8582) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Outlook Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-8582)

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