Intrusion Prevention

IBM.SPSS.Statistics.ActiveX.Arbitrary.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability in IBM SPSS Statistics ActiveX control.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary script code within the context of the application. This vulnerability was discovered by Fortinet FortiGuard Labs.

Affected Products

SPSS Statistics 22.0 for Windows

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21697746

CVE References

CVE-2015-0140