|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1533|
|Date Published:||26 Nov 2019|
|Last Updated:||26 Nov 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft 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 could cause an information disclosure.|
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: Microsoft Office Word Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2019-0540)