Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1776)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1481
Date Published: 27 Apr 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 3 Jun 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-1776
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 6-11
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing users to view a specially crafted website.

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 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1776) 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 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1776)

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