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Top IPS Protections Archive

An in-depth explanation of important recent threats and the related protections.

2013


Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Windows HTTP Header Parser


Microsoft Issues Fixes for Nine Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found in Microsoft Lync


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Windows Remote Desktop Client


Denial of Service Vulnerability Found in Microsoft Active Directory


Seven Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Internet Explorer


Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft Windows Media File Handling


Thirteen Critical Vulnerabilities Reported In Internet Explorer


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft OLE Automation


SSL/TLS Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability Reported in Microsoft Windows


Critical Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

2012


Two Critical Vulnerabilities Discovered in Windows Kernel Drivers


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Disclosed


Critical Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectPlay Can Allow Remote Code Execution


Vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Three Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9


Four Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Excel


XSS Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft SQL Server


Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Can Allow Remote Code Execution


Critical Vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Applications Can Allow Remote Code Execution


Check Point Protects Against Critical Zero-Day Internet Explorer Vulnerability


Two Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Apple QuickTime


Information Brief: Upcoming Microsoft Update Will Increase Minimum Certificate Key Length Requirement for Windows


Check Point Protects Against Critical Java Vulnerabilities


Three Critical Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer


Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Check Point Protects Against Four Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components


Check Point Provides Preemptive Protection Against Critical Microsoft XML Core Services Vulnerability


Check Point Protects Against Two Critical Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities


Microsoft Data Access Components Vulnerability Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft .NET Application Framework


Check Point Protects Your Network Against Eleven Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities


Check Point Provides Immediate Protection Against "Flame" Worm


Check Point Protects Networks Against Microsoft TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability


Two Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Windows GDI+ Subsystem


Six Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Office


Critical Vulnerability in Microsoft ActiveX Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Check Point Protects Against Three Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities


Two Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Adobe Flash Player


Check Point Provides Protection Against Two Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash


Denial of Service Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft Windows DNS Server


Check Point Protects Against Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Protocol


Check Point Protects Against msvcrt.dll Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Three Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer


Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Found in Microsoft .NET and Silverlight


Check Point Provides Network Protection against Microsoft Windows Packager Vulnerability


Two Windows Media Playback Vulnerabilities Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Insecure Executable Launching Vulnerability Found in Microsoft Windows Object Packager

2011


Check Point Protects Networks Against Zero-Day Hash Collision DoS Vulnerability


Check Point Protects Networks from Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Windows Media Player


Check Point Provides Network Protection Against Critical Vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat


Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft Windows Mail and Meeting Space Applications


Check Point Provides Network Protection Against Adobe Photoshop Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Check Point Protects Networks Against Vulnerability Being Exploited by the Duqu Malware


Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft .NET Framework and Silverlight


Five Vulnerabilities Found in Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway


Multiple Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer


Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Components Can Allow Remote Code Execution


Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities in MS Excel Disclosed


Check Point Protects Networks From Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint


Dutch SSL Certificate Authority DigiNotar Suffers Serious Breach


Check Point Provides Network Protection Against Multiple Adobe Flash Player Vulnerabilities


Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft Data Access Components


Check Point Provides Preemptive Protection Against Critical Internet Explorer Vulnerability


Check Point IPS Provides Protection Against Four Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities


Critical Vulnerability in Apple IOS PDF Document Reader


Critical Remote Code Execution Issue in Microsoft Office Visio 2003


Five Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft's CSRSS


Check Point Provides Network Protection Against TDLv4 Rootkit Malware


Check Point IPS Protects Against Seven Microsoft Excel Vulnerabilities


Check Point IPS Protects Against Nine Vulnerabilities Discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer


Critical Adobe Flash Player Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


Adobe Announces Several Flash Player Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft PowerPoint


Critical Microsoft WINS Service Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Critical Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Critical Integer Overflow Vulnerability in Microsoft's GDI+ Image Processing API


Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability in Microsoft Word


Check Point Provides Preemptive Protection Against "LizaMoon" SQL Injection Attacks


Check Point Protects Against Fraudulent Comodo Digital Certificates


Critical Zero-Day Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player, Acrobat, and Reader


Microsoft Groove 2007 Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability


Two Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Reported in Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center


Check Point IPS Provides Immediate Network Protection for Multiple Critical Adobe Vulnerabilities


Zero-Day Microsoft Windows SMB Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Security Best Practice: Blocking iPhone Web Browsing on the Enterprise Wireless Network


Microsoft Patches Three Zero-Day Vulnerabilities


Zero-Day Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Microsoft MHTML Protocol Handler


Two Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Included in January Microsoft Patch Tuesday Content


Ringing in the New Year with Several Microsoft Zero-Day Vulnerabilities


Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Exim Mail Transfer Agent

2010


Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Microsoft WMI Administrative Tools ActiveX Control


Zero Day Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Internet Explorer


Check Point IPS Protects Against IPS/IDS Evasion Techniques


Microsoft Office Graphics Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (MS10-105)


MS Task Scheduler Vulnerability Used by Stuxnet Worm To Obtain Administrator System Privileges


DLL Search Path Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Applications


Critical Adobe Flash Media Server Denial of Service Vulnerability (APSB10-27)


Adobe Flash Player Malicious DLL Execution Vulnerability


Adobe Reader JavaScript printSeps Vulnerability


Remote Code Exploit Leverages Legacy PowerPoint Files


Zero-Day Internet Explorer Table Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Critical Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player (APSA10-05)


Check Point IPS Research Team Discovers Four Adobe Shockwave Player Vulnerabilities


Critical Adobe Shockwave Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Microsoft Print Spooler Vulnerability Used by Stuxnet Worm to Propagate Across Networks


Check Point IPS Research Team Discovers Microsoft Internet Explorer MSHTML Vulnerability


Check Point Protects Systems Against Stuxnet Worm


Critical Microsoft Windows Media Player RTSP Vulnerability


Microsoft Secure Channel Denial of Service Vulnerability


Check Point IPS Research Team Discovers Synology DiskStation Manager Vulnerability


Microsoft ASP.NET Vulnerability


Microsoft Outlook Web Access Vulnerability


Microsoft Internet Information Services MS10-065 Vulnerabilities


Adobe APSA10-02 Zero-Day Vulnerability in Reader and Acrobat


Vulnerability in Apple's CoreGraphics Discovered by Check Point IPS Research Team


IPS Research Team Discovers Six Vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player


Check Point Provides Preemptive Protection for Microsoft SSL/TLS Renegotiation Vulnerability


IPS Research Team Helps Protect Customers from Microsoft Office Word MS10-056 Vulnerabilities


Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Microsoft Shortcut (LNK) Vulnerability


IPS Research Team Discovers Critical ToolTalk Database Server Parser Vulnerability


Microsoft Patches Two 0-day Vulnerabilities


Microsoft Outlook AttachMethods Vulnerability


IPS Update for Critical Adobe Vulnerabilities in APSB10-15


Microsoft Help and Support Center 0-day Vulnerability


Adobe Flash Player 0-day Vulnerability


IPS Research Team Discovers Critical Syslog Format String Vulnerability


SMB Remote Disk Scanning for Executable Files Protection


Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail Vulnerability


Critical Linux Kernel Vulnerability


Microsoft SharePoint XSS Vulnerability


Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat Products


Multiple Browser Vulnerabilities


Microsoft SMB Client Vulnerabilities


Blocking Null Prefix in DNS MX Records


Internet Explorer iepeers.dll Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Microsoft Office Excel Vulnerabilities


Botnets: Kneber and Pushdo Protections


Internet Explorer VBScript Vulnerability


Novell eDirectory Integer Overflow Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows SMB Server Vulnerabilities


Critical Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities


Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat Products


HP OpenView Network Node Manager Vulnerabilities


Adobe Flash Media Server Vulnerability

2009


Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Filename Extension Parsing Vulnerability


Adobe Reader and Acrobat Doc.media.newPlayer Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Novell eDirectory Vulnerability


Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows 7 SMB DoS Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows Internal Server Vulnerabilities


Foxy


Oracle Database Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows LSASS Authentication


Microsoft Windows Media File Vulnerabilities


Microsoft SMBv2 Vulnerabilities


Immediate Protection for Unpatched Microsoft Windows SMB Negotiate Request Remote Code Execution


Windows TCP/IP Denial of Service Attacks (Sockstress)


Browser SSL Certificates Vulnerability


Internet Information Services FTP Service Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows Workstation Service Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows AVI Vulnerabilities


BIND Vulnerability


Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities


Sun Solaris Vulnerability


Slowloris DoS Attack


Microsoft Office Web Components ActiveX Vulnerability


Microsoft DirectShow Exploit


Shockwave Vulnerability


Nine Ball


Multiple Vendors NTP Daemon Vulnerability


WebDAV Internet Information Services Vulnerabilities


Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat Products


DirectShow QuickTime Vulnerability


WebDAV Vulnerability in Internet Information Services


MIT Kerberos Uninitialized Pointer Reference Vulnerability


Microsoft Office Multiple PowerPoint Vulnerabilities


Preemptive Protection Against Adobe Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Microsoft Office PowerPoint Parsing Code Execution Vulnerability (Zero-day)


Microsoft ISA Server TCP State Limited Denial of Service Vulnerability


Microsoft Windows HTTP Services Credential Reflection Vulnerability


Check Point Provides Preemptive Protection Against Latest Microsoft DNS Server Vulnerabilities


Microsoft DNS Server WPAD Registration Spoofing Vulnerability


Microsoft Office Excel Vulnerability


Adobe Vulnerability Attacks:
Proactive PDF Protection


Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerability


Preemptive Protection against Novell GroupWise Internet Agent Buffer Overflow


SmartDefense Deployment Tip: Improving performance for mail server protections


Downadup (Conficker) Worm:
When Patching Takes Too Long


Smart Defense Leads the Industry in Microsoft Protections


Microsoft SQL Server Stored Procedure Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Internet Explorer 7 Vulnerability


SSL Certificate Forgery Attacks

2008


Sun Solaris Command Injection Vulnerability


Microsoft Excel Vulnerabilities


New Microsoft Server Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (MS08-067)


Pre-emptive Malformed File Attack Protection


Microsoft Server Service Exploit


Oracle BEA WebLogic Server Apache Connector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Microsoft Server Message Block Vulnerability


Zero-Day Microsoft Server Service Vulnerability


Microsoft RPC Vulnerabilities


Microsoft Image Format Handling Vulnerabilities