|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-186|
|Date Published:||10 May 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in HP Easy Printer Care. The vulnerability is due to a lack of sanitization in the HPESPRIT.XMLCacheMgr.1 ActiveX control. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to visit a specially crafted web-page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code 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: HP Easy Printer Care ActiveX Control Directory Traversal