Check Point Advisories

Samsung SmartViewer CNC_Ctrl ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-4333; CVE-2014-9265)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0057
Date Published: 19 Jan 2015
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Wednesday 10 June, 2020
Source: Samsung
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-4333
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Samsung SmartViewer prior to 4.4.3
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Samsung SmartViewer. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of a parameter provided to the BackupToAvi method of the CNC_Ctrl ActiveX Control. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to visit a malicious 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 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 Samsung SmartViewer CNC_Ctrl ActiveX Control 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Samsung SmartViewer CNC_Ctrl ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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