Check Point Advisories

Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070; CVE-2012-2552)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-631
Date Published: 9 Oct 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-2552
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Internet Explorer 8
    Internet Explorer 9
    Internet Explorer 10
    Vulnerability Description A reflected XSS vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS12-070
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to improper request parameter validation by the affected application. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to click on a specially crafted link. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to inject a client-side script into the target's instance of Internet Explorer. The attacker could then spoof content, disclose information, or take any action that the user could take on the site on behalf of the victim.

    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 R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070) 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: Microsoft SQL Server Protection Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft SQL Server Report Manager Elevation of Privilege (MS12-070)

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