IBM Rational ClearQuest CQOle ActiveX Code Execution (CVE-2012-0708)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-295|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
IBM Rational ClearQuest 7.1.1 series prior to 184.108.40.206
IBM Rational ClearQuest 7.1.2 series prior to 220.127.116.11
IBM Rational ClearQuest 8.0 series prior to 18.104.22.168
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in IBM Rational ClearQuest.
The vulnerability is due to improper use of a certain method resulting in corrupt pointers. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to view specially crafted web page using Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, in the security context of the logged on user.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the IBM Rational ClearQuest CQOle ActiveX Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: IBM Protection Violation
Attack Information: IBM Rational ClearQuest CQOle ActiveX Code Execution