Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0066)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0160
Date Published: 14 Mar 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 4 May 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-007
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0066
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
Microsoft Edge on Windows Server 2016
Vulnerability Description Security feature bypass exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to an error in Microsoft Edge while handling a specially crafted HTML file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Microsoft Edge.
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 Security Feature Bypass (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0066) 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 Security Feature Bypass (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0066)

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