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McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX Control Insecure Method Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-297
Date Published: 20 Jul 2012
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? McAfee Virtual Technician 6.3.0.1911
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in McAfee Virtual Technician.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a design weakness in a certain method, which allows instantiation of an arbitrary object on the vulnerable system. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page using Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, in the security context of the logged on user.

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 McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX Control Insecure Method Code 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: Security Products Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: McAfee Virtual Technician ActiveX Control Insecure Method Code Execution

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