|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-600|
|Date Published:||19 Sep 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 6|
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
|Vulnerability Description||A use-after-free vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: KB2757760|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is caused due to an attempt by Interned Explorer to access an object that has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Internet Explorer execCommand Use-After-Free