Check Point Advisories

Aurigma Multiple ActiveX Kill Bits

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2008-118
Date Published: 4 Aug 2008
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 06 March, 2016
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. A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The flaw is located in multiple ActiveX Controls of Aurigma Image Uploader and of HP Instant Support HPISDataManager.dll. ActiveX controls are reusable software components based on Microsoft Component Object Model (COM). A remote attacker could exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted HTML document or open a malicious web page. Successful exploitation could result in remote code execution on the target system once the malicious page is loaded.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the vulnerable ActiveX Controls.

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 Aurigma Multiple ActiveX Kill Bits 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:  Aurigma ActiveX Kill Bits

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