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Microsoft Internet Explorer runtimeStyle Handling Memory Corruption (MS13-080; CVE-2013-3882)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3693
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-080
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-3882
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
Vulnerability Description
A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS13-080
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an error while handling certain objects when processing HTML and script code. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to view crafted web content with a vulnerable version of Internet Explorer. A successful attack attempt may result in the execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the target user's browser.

Protection Overview
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 Microsoft Internet Explorer runtimeStyle Handling Memory Corruption (MS13-080) 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 runtimeStyle Handling Memory Corruption (MS13-080)