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SAP Crystal Reports PrintControl.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2010-2590)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-025
Date Published: 20 Feb 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 03 September, 2017
Source: Rapid7 SAP 1539269 Rapid7 1539269
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-2590
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? SAP Crystal Reports 2008 SP3
Vulnerability Description A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in SAP Crystal Reports PrintControl.dll ActiveX Control. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error when parsing the ServerResourceVersion property. A remote attacker can leverage this issue by enticing a target user to open a malicious web page, potentially leading to arbitrary code executed on the 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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the SAP Crystal Reports PrintControl.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow 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:  SAP Crystal Reports PrintControl.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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