Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010; CVE-2012-0010)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-237
Date Published: 23 Jul 2012
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-0010
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
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.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient data validation by Internet Explorer during copy and paste operations between iframe elements. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by convincing a user to copy content from a specially crated website and then paste the content into a target website. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to gain access to information in another domain or Internet Explorer zone.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to open specially crafted HTML documents.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer Copy And Paste Information Disclosure (MS12-010)

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