Check Point Advisories

Apple Webkit Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-2505)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1037
Date Published: 27 Feb 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 27 Feb 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-2505
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? iOS before 10.3.2
Safari before 10.1.1
tvOS before 10.2.1
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Apple iOS, tvOS and Safari. Successful exploitation could result in execution of 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 Apple Webkit Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-2505) 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:  Apple Webkit Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-2505)

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