Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-0880
Date Published: 11 Feb 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2014-0287
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75 and above

  • Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 7
    Internet Explorer 8
    Internet Explorer 9
    Internet Explorer 10
    Internet Explorer 11
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to view a specially crafted website with an affected version of Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation may cause memory corruption in a way that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-010

    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.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS14-010; CVE-2014-0287) 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS14-010; CVE-2014-0287)