|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1915|
|Date Published:||19 Oct 2014|
|Last Updated:||Wednesday 22 October, 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows Vista |
Windows Server 2008
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 Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS14-060|
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.
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