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Aladdin Knowledge System ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1299
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: OSVD-B86723
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP3
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP SP3
Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP SP3
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Vista
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Aladdin Knowledge System.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to lack of input validation. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by supplying a long string of data to the vulnerable function. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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 Aladdin Knowledge System 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Aladdin Knowledge System ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow