|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2007-100|
|Date Published:||30 Aug 2007|
|Last Updated:||22 Nov 2011|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) ActiveX control pdwizard.ocx. ActiveX controls are reusable software components based on Microsoft Component Object Model (COM). To trigger the vulnerability, an attacker can create a malicious web page that initiates the vulnerable COM Object. Successful exploitation of this issue allows execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block the vulnerable COM Object.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer Pdwizard.ocx ActiveX object memory corruption (MS07-045)