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Microsoft XML Core Services Nested Tag Memory Corruption- Ver2 (CVE-2007-0099)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1190
Date Published: 31 Mar 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 31 Mar 2014
Source: CVE-2007-0099
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Xml Core Services. The vulnerability is due to the way that Microsoft XML Core Services handles nested tags. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

    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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft XML Core Services Nested Tag Memory Corruption- Ver2 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:  Content Protection Violation.
    Attack Information:  Microsoft XML Core Services Nested Tag - Ver2

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