Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1643
Date Published: 25 Jun 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:16 Jun 2014
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? IE various versions
    Vulnerability Description 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.

    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.

    1. 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.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

    Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
    Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Crafted URL Remote Code Execution