Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Time Remote Code Execution (MS11-090; CVE-2011-3397)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-575
Date Published: 13 Dec 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-3397
Protection Provided by:

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

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Microsoft Time component. The vulnerability is caused due to binary behavior in Internet Explorer that results in system corruption. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the same user rights as the logged-on user.

Protection Overview

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.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Time Remote Code Execution (MS11-090) 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:  Microsoft Time remote code execution (MS11-090)

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