Check Point Reference:CPAI-2013-3651
Date Published: 10 Dec 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-3918
Protection Provided by:

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Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows RT
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX control, icardie.dll.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS13-090
Vulnerability DetailsWhen the InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX control is instantiated in Internet Explorer, the control may corrupt the system state in such a way that an attacker could run arbitrary code. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted webpage. When a user views the webpage, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted HTML file to the target.

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.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX Control Code Execution - ver 2 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: Microsoft Windows InformationCardSigninHelper Class ActiveX Control Code Execution - ver 2