Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-8557)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1058
Date Published: 13 Nov 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 13 Nov 2018
Source: Microsoft CVE-2018-8557
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8557
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected 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 Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-8557) 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:  Microsoft Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-8557)

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