|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-382|
|Date Published:||12 Feb 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Windows XP Service Pack 3|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows.|
|Update/Patch Avaliablecheckpoint||Apply patches from: MS13-020|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the way that OLE Automation parses a specially crafted file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows Common Controls OLE Remote Code Execution (MS13-020)