Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Media Decompression Remote Code Execution(MS13-011; CVE-2013-0077)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-0789
Date Published: 22 Jul 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 22 Jul 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-0077
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Windows handles media content. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.

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 Windows Media Decompression Remote Code Execution(MS13-011) 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 Windows Media Decompression Remote Code Execution(MS13-011)

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