Blackhole Exploit Kit Adobe Flash Player Vulnerability
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-329|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient boundary checking in Adobe Flash Player while handling specially crafted .swf files. A remote attacker can use the Blackhole Exploit Kit to detect this vulnerability and send specially crafted .swf files to the victim. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
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 Blackhole Exploit Kit Adobe Flash Player Vulnerability 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: Blackhole Exploit Kit Adobe Flash Player Vulnerability