|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-037|
|Date Published:||14 Feb 2012|
|Last Updated:||17 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A format string vulnerability has been reported in an ActiveX component of Broadwin WebAccess. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied Msg string. 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 take control of an affected system, in the security context of the target user.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Broadwin WebAccess Client Bwocxrun ActiveX OcxSpool format string