Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption (MS15-094: CVE-2015-2488; CVE-2015-2488)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1067
Date Published: 6 Sep 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 06 September, 2015
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-094
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R77
  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Micorosft Edge
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way that Microsoft Edge accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web-page with an affected version of Microsoft Edge.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS15-094

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block 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

    Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption (MS15-094: CVE-2015-2488) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

    Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
    Attack Information:  Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption (MS15-094: CVE-2015-2488)

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