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Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-010; CVE-2013-0030)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-082
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-010
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-0030
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS13-010
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an error in the way VML buffers are allocated. A remote attacker could trigger this vulnerability by enticing an unsuspecting victim to open a specially crafted web page. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.

Protection Overview
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.

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 Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-010) 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-010)