Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0070)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0195
Date Published: 14 Mar 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 May 2017
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-007
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-0070
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
Vulnerability Description A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. This vulnerability is due to an error while handling objects in memory when processing HTML and script code. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a specially crafted web page.
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 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0070) 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 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (MS17-007: CVE-2017-0070)

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