|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-1066|
|Date Published:||13 Dec 2016|
|Last Updated:||16 Jul 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-145|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Edge|
|Vulnerability Description||A use after free vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to incorrect memory handling leading to a use after free condition when processing a maliciously crafted file. Successful exploitation of this issue could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-145|
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 Use After Free (MS16-145: CVE-2016-7288)