Intrusion Prevention

Rockwell.Automation.Workbench.ActiveX.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Rockwell Automation Connected Components Workbench.
The vulnerability is caused by an error in ActiveX control when handling a invalid property. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the current user.

Affected Products

Rockwell Automation Connected Components Workbench before 7.00.00

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor(must be a register user).
https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/626689

CVE References

CVE-2014-5424