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Flexera Multiple Products ISGrid.dll ActiveX Control Code Execution


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-602
Date Published:
Source: ZDI-12-180
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Novell ZENWorks AdminStudio 10.x
Novell ZENWorks AdminStudio 9.0.x
Flexera InstallShield 2009
Flexera InstallShield 2010
Flexera InstallShield 2011
Flexera InstallShield Limited Editions
Flexera AdminStudio 9.0
Flexera AdminStudio 9.5
Flexera AdminStudio 10.0
Flexera AdminStudio Limited Editions
Vulnerability Description
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Flexera's AdminStudio and InstallShield.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation by a certain function inside ISGrid. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code execution.

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 Flexera Multiple Products ISGrid.dll ActiveX Control Code Execution 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: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Flexera Multiple Products ISGrid.dll ActiveX Control Code Execution