|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2890|
|Date Published:||27 Oct 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 |
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
|Vulnerability Description||A universal cross site scripting vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS13-059|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to the way that IE handles EUC-JP character encoding. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting specially crafted HTML code into a target web site that uses EUC-JP character encoding, such as a web forum or social networking site. In the case of successful exploitation, arbitrary attacker code would run in the target users' browsers in the security context of the affected web site.|
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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer EUC-JP Character Encoding Universal Cross Site Scripting (MS13-059)