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Microsoft DirectPlay Office File Handling Invalid Memory Free (MS12-082; CVE-2012-1537)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-016
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-082
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-1537
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
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 Available
Apply 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.

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 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.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft DirectPlay Office File Handling Invalid Memory Free (MS12-082)