|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-806|
|Date Published:||13 Nov 2012|
|Last Updated:||10 Apr 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Windows font parsing handles objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the victim to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows Font Parsing Remote Code Execution (MS12-075)