Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS15-056: CVE-2015-1730)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0623
Date Published: 9 Jun 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-056
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-1730
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? 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 that Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Internet Explorer.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-056

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS15-056: CVE-2015-1730) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS15-056: CVE-2015-1730)