Check Point Advisories

RealNetworks RealGames StubbyUtil.ShellCtl.1 ActiveX Command Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1511
Date Published: 18 May 2014
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 18 May 2014
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    Vulnerability Description Multiple remote command execution vulnerabilities exist in RealNetworks RealGames StubbyUtil.ShellCtl.1 ActiveX. The vulnerabilities are due to design flaws in three insecurely implemented methods. An attacker can leverage these vulnerabilities by enticing a target user to open a crafted web page. Successful exploitation would result in the execution of arbitrary commands within the security context of the logged in user.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the RealNetworks RealGames StubbyUtil.ShellCtl.1 ActiveX Command Execution 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:  RealNetworks RealGames StubbyUtil.ShellCtl.1 ActiveX Command Execution

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