Check Point Advisories

BitDefender Internet Security Script Code Execution (CVE-2009-0850)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-240
Date Published: 27 Apr 2011
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-0850
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the BitDefender Internet Security software. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation while scanning maliciously crafted archive files. Remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target users to scan a malicious archive file. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on a target system.

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 BitDefender Internet Security Script Code Execution 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:  Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  BitDefender Internet Security script code execution

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