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Check Point Advisories

Multiple Vendors KeyHelp ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-2515)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-427
Date Published: 1 Feb 2010
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 26 Sep 2017
Source: Rapid7
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-2515
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exist in Multiple Vendors KeyHelp ActiveX control. The flaw is due to insufficient boundary checks. A remote attack can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to visit a maliciously crafted web page.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Multiple Vendors KeyHelp ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Multiple Vendors KeyHelp ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow