Check Point Advisories

Siemens SIMATIC WinCC RegReader ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2013-0674)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1671
Date Published: 30 Jun 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-0674
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? Siemens SIMATIC WinCC prior to 7.2
Vulnerability Description A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Siemens SIMATIC WinCC.

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 Siemens SIMATIC WinCC RegReader ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Siemens SIMATIC WinCC RegReader ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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