|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1695|
|Date Published:||14 May 2013|
|Last Updated:||11 Jan 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer while accessing a dynamic array of attributes of a VML shape object. The vulnerability is due to insufficient correctness check of a VML shape object attribute and may lead to memory corruption in such a way that will allow code execution in the context of the current user. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a malicious HTML file.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to open a maliciously crafted URL.
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 use after free (MS13-037)