Check Point Advisories

WebRTC FEC Out Of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-16083)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1025
Date Published: 10 Oct 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2018
Source: Project zero
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-16083
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WebRTC
Vulnerability Description A out of bounds read vulnerability exists in WebRTC. 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WebRTC FEC Out Of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-16083) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  WebRTC FEC Out Of Bounds Read (CVE-2018-16083)

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