Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS13-069: CVE-2013-3203)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2899
Date Published: 10 Sep 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-3203
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, 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 Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to view a specially crafted website with an affected version of Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation may cause memory corruption in a way that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of 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 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS13-069: CVE-2013-3203) 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 Memory Corruption (MS13-069: CVE-2013-3203)

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