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Mozilla Multiple Products WebIDL Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1510; CVE-2014-1511)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1630
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-1510
CVE-2014-1511
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?

Most of Mozilla Firefox Versions from 13.0 and below, Most of Mozilla SeaMonkey Versions from 2.0.11 and below, Most of Mozilla Thunderbird Versions from 13.0 and below
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey and Thunderbird. The vulnerability is caused due to improper handling of XPI files. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a web page containing a specially crafted XPI file.

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Multiple Products WebIDL Remote Code Execution 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:  Mozilla Multiple Products WebIDL Remote Code Execution