Internet Explorer Redirect Cross Domain Information Disclosure (MS11-057; CVE-2011-1960)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-357|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-057|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation of the issue could allow an attacker to access and view content from a different domain or IE zone than his own.
Apply patches from:
This is an information disclosure vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to a design flaw in Internet Explorer, which may be exploited during certain processes. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by enticing an unsuspecting victim to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation of the issue could allow an attacker to access and view user information from a different domain or IE zone than his own.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer Redirect Cross Domain Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings. 2. Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Internet Explorer redirect cross domain information disclosure