|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2007-122|
|Date Published:||24 Oct 2007|
|Last Updated:||24 Oct 2007|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Visual Studio is a software development product for computer programmers. It centers on an integrated development environment which lets programmers create standalone applications, web sites, web applications, and web services.The vulnerability is due to an error in the Microsoft Visual Basic PDWizard.ocx ActiveX Control that fails to properly handle user supplied data. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block the vulnerable ActiveX Control.
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: Microsoft Visual Studio PDWizard.ocx ActiveX control code execution