Adobe Flash Player Overlapping Records Memory Corruption (APSB11-28; CVE-2011-2453)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-549|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB11-28|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Windows
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions for Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Solaris
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions for Android
A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Adobe has released an update to address this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the parsed data's length. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a web page containing an embedded malformed SWF file. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to take complete control of the target system.
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious SWF files.
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 Overlapping Records Memory Corruption (APSB1-28) 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 overlapping records memory corruption (APSB1-28)