Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer createRange Cross Domain Scripting (MS08-058; CVE-2008-3472)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2008-155
Date Published: 5 Oct 2008
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013
Industry Reference:CVE-2008-3472
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most widely used Internet browser.An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer handles redirects. A remote attacker can trigger this vulnerability by convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document.

Protection Overview

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer createRange Cross Domain Scripting (MS08-058) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Internet Explorer createRange cross-domain scripting (MS08-058)

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