|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-304|
|Date Published:||10 Jul 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3|
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
|Vulnerability Description||A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft .NET framework.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS12-025|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to improper parameters validation by the .NET Framework when passing data to a function. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a web-page that contains a specially crafted XAML browser application (XBAP). Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could 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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Parameter Validation Code Execution (MS12-025)