Intrusion Prevention

Honeywell.HSC.Remote.Deployer.ActiveX.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Honewell HSC Remote Deployer ActiveX.
The vulnerability, which is located in the "HscRemoteDeploy.dll" ActiveX control, can be exploited through misuse of the vulnerable method "LaunchInstaller". An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Honeywell EBI R410.2
Honeywell EBI R410.1

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch or updates available for this issue.
Disable this ActiveX Control by setting its kill bit, by the method shown on the website:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240797

CVE References

CVE-2013-0108