|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2009-270|
|Date Published:||3 Nov 2009|
|Last Updated:||30 Jul 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The Microsoft .NET Framework is a software framework that includes a large library of coded solutions to common programming problems and a virtual machine that manages the execution of programs written specifically for the framework. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Microsoft .NET Framework. An attacker could exploit this issue by casting an object of one type into another, allowing execution of arbitrary code remotely.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Type Verification Error (MS09-061)