Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer Event Handling Memory Corruption (MS10-071; CVE-2010-3326)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-286
Date Published: 12 Oct 2010
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 23 May, 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-3326
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been initialized or has been deleted. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will cause Internet Explorer to exit unexpectedly. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will crash the browser, and may allow execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit these vulnerabilities.

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 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer Event Handling Memory Corruption (MS10-071) 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:  Internet Explorer Event Handling Memory Corruption (MS10-071)

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