Check Point Reference:CPAI-2013-016
Date Published: 20 Feb 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-1537
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Vulnerability Description An invalid memory free vulnerability exists in Microsoft DirectPlay.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS12-082

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the vulnerable ActiveX Control.

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 DirectPlay Office File Handling Invalid Memory Free (MS12-082) 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: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft DirectPlay Office File Handling Invalid Memory Free (MS12-082)