|Check Point Reference:
|9 Nov 2021
|Tuesday 09 November, 2021
|Protection Provided by:
|Who is Vulnerable?
| Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for Mac
Microsoft Office LTSC for Mac 2021
Microsoft Office LTSC 2021 for 64-bit editions
Microsoft Office LTSC 2021 for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
|A security bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to bypass security tests and protocols on the affected system.
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 Excel Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2021-42292)