|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1165|
|Date Published:||26 Nov 2018|
|Last Updated:||2 Sep 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 Service Pack 1|
Microsoft Lync 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Skype for Business Basic 2016
Microsoft Skype for Business 2016
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in Microsoft Skype for Business and Lync. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of emojis. Successful exploitation may lead to denial of service conditions.|
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: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Skype for Business Denial of Service (CVE-2018-8546)