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Microsoft Outlook Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2017-0204)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1165
Date Published: 30 Mar 2021
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0204
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Outlook 2007 SP3
Microsoft Outlook 2010 SP2
Microsoft Outlook 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2013 SP1
Vulnerability Description A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Outlook. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow remote attackers to bypass security tests and protocols on the affected system.

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 Outlook Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2017-0204) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Outlook Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2017-0204)

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