Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0017)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0105
Date Published: 14 Mar 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 14 Mar 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-007
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Edge
Windows Server 2016
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to the way Microsoft Edge improperly handles objects in memory. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a specially crafted website.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS17-007

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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0017) 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 Edge Information Disclosure (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0017)

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