|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-053|
|Date Published:||14 Feb 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 7|
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS12-010|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object that has been deleted. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to gain the same user rights as a logged-on user.|
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 HtmlLayout remote code execution (MS12-010)