|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0106|
|Date Published:||14 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-006|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 9|
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10
|Vulnerability Description||An out-of-bounds-read vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page that could cause memory corruption in a way that would allow attackers to execute code on the target system.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS17-006|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption (MS17-006: CVE-2017-0040)