|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3617|
|Date Published:||10 Dec 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 Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS13-097|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due an error in the way that Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to take complete control of the target system.|
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: Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS13-097: CVE-2013-5049)