Check Point Advisories

Apple iMessage Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-8646)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1098
Date Published: 2 Sep 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 3 Oct 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-8646
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apple iMessage
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Apple iMessage. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain access to 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple iMessage Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-8646) 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Apple iMessage Information Disclosure (CVE-2019-8646)

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