Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS14-012: CVE-2014-0307)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1168
Date Published: 23 Mar 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-012
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-0307
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to view a specially crafted website with an affected version of Internet Explorer.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS14-012

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to open a malicious HTML file.

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 Memory Corruption (MS14-012: CVE-2014-0307) 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 Memory Corruption (MS14-012: CVE-2014-0307)

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