Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-1299
Date Published: 23 Dec 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source:
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 DetailsThe 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.

  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.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Aladdin Knowledge System ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow