Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS16-129: CVE-2016-7202)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0961
Date Published: 13 Dec 2016
Severity: High
Last Updated: 15 May 2019
Source: Microsoft Microsoft MS16-129 MS16-144
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-7202
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10
Microsoft Edge
Vulnerability Description A buffer overrun vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way JavaScript engine handles objects in memory. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a specially crafted web page.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS16-129 MS16-144

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS16-129: CVE-2016-7202) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS16-129: CVE-2016-7202)

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