Check Point Advisories

Google Chrome Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5040)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1627
Date Published: 19 Mar 2023
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 19 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-5040
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome prior to 57.0.2987.98
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Google Chrome. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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 Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5040) 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 Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5040)

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