Check Point Advisories

Mozilla Multiple Products Table Frames Memory Corruption (CVE-2012-1952)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-379
Date Published: 14 Oct 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-1952
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mozilla Foundation Firefox prior to 14
Mozilla Foundation Firefox prior to ESR 10.0.6
Mozilla Foundation SeaMonkey prior to 2.11
Mozilla Foundation Thunderbird prior to 14
Mozilla Foundation Thunderbird prior to ESR 10.0.6
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Firefox, Seamonkey, and Thunderbird.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a failure in a certain method to handle mixed group table frames. 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.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Mozilla Multiple Products Table Frames Memory Corruption 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: Mozilla Multiple Products Table Frames Memory Corruption

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