Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-050
Date Published: 14 Feb 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-0012
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R70


  • IPS-1 NGX R65

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
    Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS12-010
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability occurs during certain processes, in which Internet Explorer incorrectly allows attackers to view content from the process memory. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing target users to open a specially crafted web-page. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to view content from the Internet Explorer process memory.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to open a specially crafted web-page.

    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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer Null Byte Information Disclosure (MS12-010) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Internet Explorer Null Byte information disclosure (MS12-010)