|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1336|
|Date Published:||30 Dec 2012|
|Last Updated:||26 Dec 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 6|
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing users to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS13-008|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer Heap Spray Memory Corruption