Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Silverlight Runtime Remote Code Execution (MS16-006: CVE-2016-0034)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0014
Date Published: 12 Jan 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 30 Jul 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-006
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-0034
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Silverlight 5
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of certain open and close requests that can result in read and write access violations. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a vulnerable user to open a crafted Silverlight application.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS16-006

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 Silverlight Runtime Remote Code Execution (MS16-006: CVE-2016-0034) 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 Silverlight Runtime Remote Code Execution (MS16-006: CVE-2016-0034)

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