|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-639|
|Date Published:||21 Oct 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems|
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Linux operating system
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 18.104.22.16870 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 22.214.171.12490 SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.19950 and earlier versions for Android
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB12-19|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to memory corruption in Flash Player while handling malformed .swf files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file with an affected version of the application. Successful exploitation would cause the application to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.|
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Malformed Tag Memory Corruption ( APSB12-19) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Malformed Tag Memory Corruption ( APSB12-19)