Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2017-8751)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1018
Date Published: 27 Nov 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 28 Nov 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-8751
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to the way Microsoft Edge handles objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page.

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 Edge Memory Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2017-8751) 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 Edge Memory Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2017-8751)

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