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Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2017-11916)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1055
Date Published: 12 Dec 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 12 Dec 2017
Source: Microsoft CVE-2017-11916
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-11916
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ChakraCore
Microsoft Edge for Windows 10
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to a type confusion when handling certain objects in JavaScript. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page that could cause memory corruption in a way that would allow attackers to execute code on the target system.

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 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2017-11916) 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 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2017-11916)