Check Point Advisories

Internet Explorer SetSlice Method Buffer Overflow (MS06-057; CVE-2006-3730)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2006-127
Date Published: 18 Oct 2006
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Industry Reference:CVE-2006-3730
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most widely used Internet browser. The WebViewFolderIcon object is an ActiveX control that comes with Microsoft Windows. Provided by the file webvw.dll, this control provides support functionality for icons in the Windows Explorer Web view. A vulnerability in WebViewFolderIcon (webvw.dll) could lead to a integer overflow and result in remote code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection will block the vulnerable COM object and the webvw.dll file.

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 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Explorer SetSlice Method Buffer Overflow (MS06-057) 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:  Internet Explorer SetSlice method buffer overflow (MS06-057)

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