Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Recursive StackOverflowError (APSB11-26; CVE-2011-2426)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-468|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB11-26|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player
A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
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The vulnerability is due to an error in the ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM) while handling malicious Flash files. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing an unsuspecting user to open a web-page containing specially crafted Flash files. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Recursive StackOverflowError (APSB11-26) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings. 2. Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player ActionScript recursive StackOverflowError (APSB11-26)