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Microsoft Graphics Component Memory Corruption (MS14-007; CVE-2014-0263)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0885
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-007
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-0263
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75 and above
Who is Vulnerable?
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 RT
Windows Server RT and Windows RT 8.1
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Windows Graphics Component. The vulnerability is due to the way Windows components handle specially crafted GIF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to view GIF files in shared content. Successful exploitation may cause memory corruption in a way that could allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS14-007

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 R70 / R71 / R75 and above

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Graphics Component Memory Corruption (MS14-007) 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: Microsoft Graphics Component Memory Corruption (MS14-007)