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Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010; CVE-2012-0010)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-237
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-010
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-0010
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Vulnerability Description
An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient data validation by Internet Explorer during copy and paste operations between iframe elements. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by convincing a user to copy content from a specially crated website and then paste the content into a target website. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to gain access to information in another domain or Internet Explorer zone.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to open specially crafted HTML documents.

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 Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010) 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: Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010)