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Netop Remote Control DWS File Stack Buffer Overflow

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-381
Date Published: 3 Sep 2012
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 23 Feb 2017
Source: Metasploit
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Netop Remote Control 9.5 and prior
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Netop Remote Control. The vulnerability is due to insufficient bounds checking when handling a specially crafted command string within a DWS file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted DWS file. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of a crafted dws files to the target user.

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 Netop Remote Control DWS File Stack Buffer Overflow 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:  Remote Administrator Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Netop Remote Control DWS File Stack Buffer Overflow

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