Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer Pdwizard.ocx ActiveX Object Memory Corruption (MS07-045; CVE-2007-3041)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2007-100
Date Published: 30 Aug 2007
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 22 Nov 2011
Industry Reference:CVE-2007-3041
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

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.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer Pdwizard.ocx ActiveX Object Memory Corruption (MS07-045) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

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)

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