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Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer Chakra Out of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-8145)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0702
Date Published: 12 Jul 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 21 Nov 2019
Source: Project zero
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8145
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
Vulnerability Description An out of bounds read vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer Chakra Out of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-8145) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer Chakra Out of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-8145)

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