Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Uninitialized Memory Corruption (CVE-2009-0075)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-0524
Date Published: 9 Sep 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 9 Sep 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-0075
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer accesses an object that has been deleted. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will crash the browser, allowing execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Uninitialized Memory Corruption (CVE-2009-0075) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Uninitialized Memory Corruption (CVE-2009-0075)

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