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InduSoft Thin Client ISSymbol ActiveX Heap Buffer Overflow (CVE-2011-0340)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-424
Date Published:
Source: InduSoft Advisory SA42928
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2011-0340
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
InduSoft Thin Client v7.0 prior to70.1.02.12
Vulnerability Description
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the InduSoft Thin Client.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to lack of input validation of a certain parameter. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to visit a crafted web page using Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the currently logged in user.

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 InduSoft Thin Client ISSymbol ActiveX Heap 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: InduSoft Thin Client ISSymbol ActiveX Heap Buffer Overflow