IBM Lotus iNotes dwa85W.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-2175)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-390|
|Source:||IBM Advisory 1596862|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
IBM Lotus iNotes 8.5.3 and prior
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in IBM Lotus iNotes.
The vulnerability is due to a boundary error. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.
This protection will detect an block attempts to view a specially crafted web page.
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 Lotus iNotes dwa85W.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow 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 Lotus iNotes dwa85W.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow