Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Creation (CVE-2012-1709)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-246|
|Source:||Secunia Advisory: SA48869|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition 10.1.3.5
A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of parameters used in certain methods in the CroProj.dll ActiveX control. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to visit a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation can lead to arbitrary code execution within the security context of the target user's browser.
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 Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Creation 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: Oracle Protection Violation
Attack Information: Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Creation