|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0309|
|Date Published:||10 May 2016|
|Last Updated:||5 Jun 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10|
|Vulnerability Description||A use after free vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The root cause is a heap corruption when dealing with a corrupted VBScript array size. A successful exploitation of this issue could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-051|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS16-051: CVE-2016-0189)