|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0344|
|Date Published:||9 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||9 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems|
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to a memory corruption when handling of objects in memory. 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 allowing arbitrary code execution.|
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 Edge Memory Corruption (CVE-2017-0221)