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Google Chrome Type Confusion (CVE-2020-6418)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0097
Date Published: 27 Feb 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-6418
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome prior to version 80.0.3987.122
Vulnerability Description A type confusion vulnerability exists in Google Chrome. 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 Type Confusion (CVE-2020-6418) 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 Type Confusion (CVE-2020-6418)

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