Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Graphics Component Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-11816)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0927
Date Published: 9 Nov 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 26 Nov 2017
Source: Microsoft
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-11816
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the GDI component of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to an out-of-bounds read error when processing a WMF file. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to open a maliciously crafted web page or document.

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 Windows Graphics Component Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-11816) 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 Windows Graphics Component Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-11816)

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