Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Mouse Movement Information Disclosure - ver 2

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1599
Date Published: 10 Sep 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated: 11 Dec 2018
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A design weakness vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in reference counting while handling the fireEvent method. Remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to view a malicious HTML document.

Protection Overview

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

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Mouse Movement Information Disclosure - ver 2 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Mouse Movement Information Disclosure - ver 2

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