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ABB Test Signal Viewer CWGraph3D ActiveX Arbitrary File Creation (CVE-2013-5022)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3647
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: ABB Advisory SI10253A2
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-5022
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
ABB Test Signal Viewer prior to 1.5
Vulnerability Description
An arbitrary file writing vulnerability exists in ABB Test Signal Viewer.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to a directory traversal error in the exposed insecure method ExportStyle by the included CWGraph3D (cw3dgrph.ocx) ActiveX control. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a malicious web page or to view a malicious document.

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 ABB Test Signal Viewer CWGraph3D ActiveX Arbitrary File Creation 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: SCADA Protection Violation
Attack Information: ABB Test Signal Viewer CWGraph3D ActiveX Arbitrary File Creation