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MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2013-6040)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0903
Date Published:
Source: Secunia Advisory SA56539
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-6040
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75 and above
Who is Vulnerable?
MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX (Aztec.dll)
Vulnerability Description
A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control. The vulnerability is due to improperly handled user input in the 'Data' parameter. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability via a specially crafted web page.

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 R70 / R71 / R75 and above

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the MW6 Technologies Aztec 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: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow