Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Tivoli.Provisioning.Manager.Express.ActiveX.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager Express.
The vulnerability, which is located in the Isig.isigCtl.1 ActiveX Control, can be exploited through misuse of the RunAndUploadFile function. As a result, an attacker can trick an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager Express for Software Distribution 4.1.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2012-0198