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Check Point Advisories

Bennet-Tec TList ActiveX SaveData Arbitrary File Creation

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-035
Date Published: 19 Mar 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file creation vulnerability has been reported in Bennet-Tec TList's ActiveX control. The vulnerability is due to a directory traversal in the ActiveX control while handling a certain method. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to create or rewrite arbitrary files in the context of the currently logged-on user.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to open a malicious web page.

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 Bennet-Tec TList ActiveX SaveData Arbitrary File Creation 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:  Bennet-Tec TList ActiveX SaveData arbitrary file creation

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