Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows OLE Automation Array Remote Code Execution (MS14-064; CVE-2014-6332)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1940
Date Published: 11 Nov 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 7 Mar 2019
Source: Microsoft MS14-064
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-6332
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server Core installation
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE). The vulnerability is due to an improper access to memory objects by Internet Explorer. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing target users to view a specially crafted web-page.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-064

Protection Overview

This protection detects and blocks 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 Windows OLE Automation Array Remote Code Execution (MS14-064) 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 Windows OLE Automation Array Remote Code Execution (MS14-064)

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