Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Information Disclosure (MS17-006: CVE-2017-0059)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0162
Date Published: 14 Mar 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 2 Apr 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-006
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0059
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Vulnerability Description Information disclosure vulnerabilities exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. This vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects in memory. A successful exploitation could result in an out-of-bounds read and access to private user data.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS17-006

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 Internet Explorer Information Disclosure (MS17-006: CVE-2017-0059) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Information Disclosure (MS17-006: CVE-2017-0059)

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