Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-009; CVE-2013-0030)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-082
Date Published: 12 Feb 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 19 Jul 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-0030
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way VML buffers are allocated. A remote attacker could trigger this vulnerability by enticing an unsuspecting victim to open a specially crafted web page. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-009) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Internet Explorer VML Objects Memory Corruption (MS13-009)

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