|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0093|
|Date Published:||4 Feb 2019|
|Last Updated:||25 Nov 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| LibreOffice LibreOffice 184.108.40.206|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in LibreOffice and Openoffice. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of a link reference in a DOT file when processing events in the application. 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: LibreOffice and Openoffice Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-16858)