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Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability
(CVE-2009-3672, MS09-072)

A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will cause the browser to crash and may allow the execution of arbitrary commands. Check Point protection for enterprises is available for through its integrated IPS products, IPS Software Blade, and SmartDefense and for endpoints through the WebCheck feature of its Endpoint Security product. More information.

Free SmartDefense 30 Day Trial Microsoft Windows 7 SMB DoS
(CVE-2009-3676, MS 977544)

A denial of service vulnerability has been discovered in the way that the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. This vulnerability affects Windows Server 2008 and is also the first zero-day bug announced for Windows 7. Check Point provides immediate protection for this vulnerability through its IPS products, IPS Software Blade, SmartDefense, and IPS-1. More information.

Novell eDirectory Vulnerability
(Bugtraq ID: 37042)

A code execution vulnerability exists in Novell eDirectory. According to IDC, eDirectory is the most widely used directory on the market, used in 80 percent of Fortune 1000 companies. Successful exploitation would allow for execution of arbitrary code. Check Point provides protection against exploits that use this vulnerability through IPS-1. More information.
December 8, 2009

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SMB DoS
  • Novell eDirectory Vulnerability
  • Exporting Protections List
  • Including Patch Tuesday
Best Practice: Exporting Protections List
To enable administrators to analyze protections in alternative applications, you can export the Protections list as Comma Separated Value (CSV) file. The exported information includes all protections, with all table fields regardless of any applied sorting or filtering you performed on the table.

To export the protections list:
  1. In the Protections page, click View > Export View.
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» Highlighted Protections

This table lists Check Point protections for recently disclosed threats. In some cases, Check Point protections against such threats or threat types have been available for some time, and the date listed is the date when the protection became available.

Severity Vulnerability Description Check Point Protection
Industry Reference Check Point Reference
CriticalCritical Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Object Memory Corruption 13-Nov-06 MS09-072
CriticalCritical Microsoft Office Project Memory Validation Remote Code Execution 08-Dec-09 MS09-074
CriticalCritical Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Circular References Memory Corruption  08-Dec-09 MS09-072
CriticalCritical Microsoft Internet Explorer Page Refresh Uninitialized Memory Corruption  08-Dec-09 MS09-072
CriticalCritical Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Overlap Components Memory Corruption  08-Dec-09 MS09-072
CriticalCritical Novell eDirectory dhost HTTPSTK Buffer Overflow 25-Nov-09 N/A CPAI-2009-301
CriticalCritical HP Power Manager Remote Code Execution  19-Nov-09 CVE-2009-2685 CPAI-2009-300
CriticalCritical Symantec Multiple Products AeXNSConsoleUtilities Buffer Overflow 30-Nov-09 CVE-2009-3031 CPAI-2009-303
CriticalHigh Microsoft SMB Endless Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability 16-Nov-09 CVE-2009-3676 CPAI-2009-296
CriticalHigh SSL and TLS Protocols Renegotiation Vulnerability 29-Nov-09 CVE-2009-3555 SBP-2009-23
CriticalHigh Microsoft WordPad and Office Text Converter Memory Corruption  08-Dec-09 MS09-073
CriticalHigh Internet Authentication Service MS-CHAP Security Bypass 08-Dec-09 MS09-071
CriticalHigh Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services Code Execution Vulnerability  08-Dec-09 MS09-070
CriticalHigh HP OpenView Network Node Manager Denial of Service 25-Nov-06 CVE-2009-3840 CPAI-2009-302
CriticalHigh Oracle Document Capture EasyMail IMAP4 LicenseKey Buffer Overflow 30-Nov-06 N/A CPAI-2009-305

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