Adobe Flash Player Out of Bound Memory Corruption (APSB12-22; CVE-2012-5269)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1253|
|Source:||Adobe Security Advisory APSB12-22|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.278 and earlier versions for Windows
Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.265 and earlier versions for Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 22.214.171.1240 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.1990 SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 188.8.131.520 and earlier versions for Android
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Apply patches from: APSB12-22
The vulnerability is due to an out-of-bounds memory write while handling specially crafted SWF files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , 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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Out of Bounds Memory Corruption (APSB12-22) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- 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 Out of Bounds Memory Corruption (APSB12-22)