|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-457|
|Date Published:||11 Oct 2011|
|Last Updated:||17 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer.The vulnerability is due to an error in the way an ActiveX component initializes certain data structures. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a malicious web-page. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to open a specially crafted web-page.
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer uninitialized pointer dereference (MS11-081)