|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-008|
|Date Published:||8 Feb 2011|
|Last Updated:||Thursday 14 February, 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted when parsing specially crafted Web content. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will cause Internet Explorer to exit unexpectedly. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will crash the browser, and may allow execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability via malicious HTML pages.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer insert document object memory corruption (MS11-003)