Check Point Advisories

Google Chrome FileReader API Use After Free (CVE-2019-5786)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0394
Date Published: 21 Mar 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-5786
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome below version 72.0.3626.121
Vulnerability Description A use after free vulnerability exists in Google Chrome FileReader API. 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Google Chrome FileReader API Use After Free (CVE-2019-5786) 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:  Google Chrome FileReader API Use After Free (CVE-2019-5786)

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