Fortinet Investigates Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
SummaryFortinet's FortiGuard Labs Protects Against a Vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
A vulnerability due to an invalid flag reference within Internet Explorer. Under certain conditions, it is possible for the invalid flag reference to be accessed after an object is deleted. In a specially-crafted attack, in attempting to access a freed object, Internet Explorer can be caused to allow remote code execution.
FortiGuard Labs continues to monitor this vulnerability world wide while developing additional mitigation strategies / solutions based off our findings.
- Microsoft Security Advisory:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2458511.mspx
- CVE ID: CVE-2010-3962
Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet's intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this vulnerability with the appropriate configuration parameters in place. Fortinet's IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by FortiGuard Labs, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.