Check Point Advisories

VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1208)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1163
Date Published: 15 Sep 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 15 Sep 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-1208
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Vulnerability Description A use after free vulnerability exists in VBScript engine. The vulnerability is due to the way the VBScript engine handles objects in memory. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1208) 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:  VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1208)

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