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Citrix Access Gateway nsepacom ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2011-2592)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-394
Date Published:
Source: Security Focus Advisory 54754
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2011-2592
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Citrix Systems Access Gateway Plug-in for Windows prior to
Vulnerability Description
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Citrix Access Gateway Plug-in for Windows.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of a certain field in the HTTP responses to the requests sent by the vulnerable method. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would result in arbitrary code injection and execution.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block specially crafted server responses.

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 Citrix Access Gateway nsepacom ActiveX Control 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: Citrix Access Gateway nsepacom ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow