|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0667|
|Date Published:||9 Aug 2016|
|Last Updated:||20 Aug 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-096|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Edge|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to the way Edge improperly accesses objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted PDF file.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-096|
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 Edge PDF Remote Code Execution (MS16-096: CVE-2016-3319)