Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows OLE Remote Code Execution (MS14-060) - ver 2 (CVE-2014-4114; CVE-2014-6352)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1915
Date Published: 19 Oct 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Source: Microsoft MS14-060
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-4114
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) technology. This vulnerability is caused when a user downloads, or receives, and then opens a Microsoft Office file which contains specially crafted OLE objects.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-060

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows OLE Remote Code Execution (MS14-060) - ver 2 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 Windows OLE Remote Code Execution (MS14-060)- ver 2

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