|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1170|
|Date Published:||10 Dec 2018|
|Last Updated:||4 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office . Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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: SMTP Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Word Mail Attachment Remote Code Execution