Check Point Advisories

MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2013-6040)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0903
Date Published: 17 Feb 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-6040
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX (Aztec.dll)
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control. The vulnerability is due to improperly handled user input in the 'Data' parameter. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability via a specially crafted web page.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow 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: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: MW6 Technologies Aztec ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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