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Google Chrome Out-of-Bounds Write (CVE-2018-17480)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1830
Date Published: 16 Jun 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 16 June, 2022
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-17480
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome prior to 71.0.3578.80
Vulnerability Description An out-of-bounds write 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Google Chrome Out-of-Bounds Write (CVE-2018-17480) 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 Out-of-Bounds Write (CVE-2018-17480)

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