|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2020-0881|
|Date Published:||22 Sep 2020|
|Last Updated:||22 Sep 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) of Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to the way that Microsoft Office does not properly handle objects in memory while parsing specially crafted Office files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted Office file.|
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 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-0261)