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SafeNet HASP SL ActiveX Control ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-799
Date Published:
Source: SecurityFocus Advisory 56297
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
SafeNet Privilege SCP (HASP SL) 5.0 and prior
Vulnerability Description
A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in SafeNet HASP SL's ActiveX control.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation while handling parameters to a certain function. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the target user to view a malicious web page. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged in user.

Protection Overview
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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the SafeNet HASP SL ActiveX Control ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: SafeNet HASP SL ActiveX Control ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow