Check Point Advisories

NTR ActiveX Control StopModule() Remote Code Execution (CVE-2012-0267)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2536
Date Published: 20 Aug 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-0267
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? IE 6 on Windows XP SP3
IE 7 on Windows XP SP3
IE 7 on Windows Vista
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the NTR ActiveX 1.1.8.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient boundary checks when handling parameters passed to StopModule() method. Remote attacker could exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted HTML document or open a malicious 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.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the NTR ActiveX Control StopModule() 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: NTR ActiveX Control StopModule() Remote Code Execution

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