Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer vtable Use After Free Memory Corruption (MS13-009; CVE-2013-0021)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1079
Date Published: 12 Feb 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-0021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 6
    Internet Explorer 7
    Internet Explorer 8
    Internet Explorer 9
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS13-009
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation could cause memory corruption in a way that would allow attackers to execute code on the target.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to open a malicious HTML file.

    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.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer vtable Use After Free Memory Corruption (MS13-009) 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: Internet Explorer vtable Use After Free Memory Corruption (MS13-009)

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