|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-1090|
|Date Published:||4 Jan 2018|
|Last Updated:||18 Jan 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems|
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.|
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 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-0774)