Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Office Word Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0561)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1463
Date Published: 26 Nov 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 Nov 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0561
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Office
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the Word component of Microsoft Office. This vulnerability is due to improper handling of fields. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain access to sensitive information.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Office Word Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0561) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Office Word Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-0561)

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