|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-0848|
|Date Published:||21 Aug 2018|
|Last Updated:||29 Aug 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 9|
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an improper handling of objects in memory. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-8373)