Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1665
Date Published: 8 Jul 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:8 Jul 2014
Source: CVE-2014-2801
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77

  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70

  • Who is Vulnerable? 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 that Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Internet Explorer.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-037

    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 (MS14-037: CVE-2014-2801) 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 (MS14-037: CVE-2014-2801)