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Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070; CVE-2012-2552)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-631
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-070
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-2552
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Vulnerability Description
A reflected XSS vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS12-070
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to improper request parameter validation by the affected application. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to click on a specially crafted link. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to inject a client-side script into the target's instance of Internet Explorer. The attacker could then spoof content, disclose information, or take any action that the user could take on the site on behalf of the victim.

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 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 Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070) 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: Microsoft SQL Server Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070)