|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3480|
|Date Published:||18 Nov 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Silverlight 5 |
|Vulnerability Description||A null pointer dereference vulnerability exists in Microsoft Silverlight.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS13-052|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to insufficient NULL checks on object pointers. Remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability by enticing target users to visit a malicious web page, potentially causing arbitrary code to be injected and executed in the context of the currently logged on user.|
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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Silverlight Null Pointer Dereference Code Execution (MS13-052)