|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1097|
|Date Published:||19 Nov 2018|
|Last Updated:||6 Mar 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Malicious files can be embedded into XML in the form of obfuscated file streams. A remote attacker can exploit this to transfer malicious files into a user's machine. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.|
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: XML Containing Malicious File Stream