|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-249|
|Date Published:||12 Jun 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Internet Explorer 7|
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
|Vulnerability Description||An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS12-037|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability occurs during certain processes, in which Internet Explorer incorrectly allows attackers to view content from the process memory. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing target users to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to view content from the Internet Explorer process memory.|
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: Internet Explorer Process Memory Information Disclosure (MS12-037)