Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0541)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0013
Date Published: 8 Jan 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 Apr 2019
Source: Microsoft CVE-2019-0541
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0541
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Excel Viewer 2007 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 9 on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 9 on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2012 R2
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows RT 8.1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2016
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2019
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Internet Explorer 10 on Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Office Word Viewer
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0541) 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0541)

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