Check Point SSL Network Extender ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution

high Nessus Plugin ID 55994


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of the Check Point SSL Network Extender ActiveX control installed on the remote Windows host reportedly contains a remote code execution vulnerability. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into viewing a specially crafted HTML document, he can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.


Follow the instructions in Check Point's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55994

File Name: checkpoint_snx_activex_code_exec.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/25/2011

Updated: 7/2/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:checkpoint:connectra_ngx

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/25/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/25/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1827

BID: 47695