Mozilla Firefox XMLSerializer use-after-free (CVE-2013-0753)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2934|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Firefox 17.0 (< 17.0.2
A use-after-free vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox.
The vulnerability is due to the improper removal of reference to objects that have been destroyed. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page or a malicious file. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Firefox XMLSerializer use-after-free protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- 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: Mozilla Firefox XMLSerializer use-after-free