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Check Point Advisories

iseemedia LPViewer ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflows (CVE-2008-4384)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2008-237
Date Published: 18 Nov 2008
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Tuesday 18 November, 2008
Industry Reference:CVE-2008-4384
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description iseemedia is a software development company focused on the commercialization of advanced, rich content adaptation and distribution solutions for Web applications. iseemedia's platforms are used by websites worldwide. The iseemedia LPViewer ActiveX control contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are due to insufficient boundary checking when a crafted, overly long parameter is passed to the affected ActiveX control. To trigger these issues, an attacker may create a malicious web page that initiates the vulnerable COM Object. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities allows execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

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.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the iseemedia LPViewer ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflows 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:  iseemedia LPViewer ActiveX control buffer overflow

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