|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-219|
|Date Published:||14 May 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML). The vulnerability is due to a bug in the way MSXML handles HTTP responses. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will exploit this flaw. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block 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: Microsoft XML Core Services Response handling memory corruption (MS10-051)