|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1079|
|Date Published:||12 Feb 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 6|
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS13-009|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation could cause memory corruption in a way that would allow attackers to execute code on the target.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to open a malicious HTML file.
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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Internet Explorer vtable Use After Free Memory Corruption (MS13-009)