Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-633
Date Published: 14 Oct 2012
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-2516
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? General Electric Proficy Historian prior to 3.1 SIM
General Electric Proficy Historian prior to 3.5 SIM
General Electric Proficy Historian prior to 4.0 SIM
General Electric Proficy Historian prior to 4.5 SIM
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in GE Proficy Historian.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of input supplied to a certain function. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to visit a crafted web page using Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the security context of the 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.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GE Proficy Historian KeyHelp ActiveX LaunchTriPane Remote Code Execution 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: GE Proficy Historian KeyHelp ActiveX LaunchTriPane Remote Code Execution