Check Point Advisories

IBM SPSS SamplePower Vsflex8l ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-5945)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1852
Date Published: 3 Jun 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-5945
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? IBM SPSS SamplePower 3.0
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability exists in the VsVIEW6.ocxActiveX control, which is shipped as part of IBM SPSS SamplePower.

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 IBM SPSS SamplePower Vsflex8l 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: IBM SPSS SamplePower Vsflex8l ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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