|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-082|
|Date Published:||12 Feb 2013|
|Last Updated:||19 Jul 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|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.|
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.
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)