Microsoft Internet Explorer Crafted URL Remote Code Execution
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1643|
|Source:||IPS Research Team|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
IE various versions
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to a use-after-free condition in Internet Explorer. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing users to open a specially crafted URL.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Crafted URL Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- 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 Internet Explorer Crafted URL Remote Code Execution