Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Address Bar Information Disclosure

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0806
Date Published: 28 Sep 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 28 Sep 2017
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information about the user address bar content.

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 Address Bar Information Disclosure 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 Internet Explorer Address Bar Information Disclosure

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