Adobe Flash Player Malformed Byte Code Remote Code Execution (APSB12-19; CVE-2012-4165)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-640|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-19|
|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 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions for Linux operating system
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 184.108.40.20670 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 220.127.116.1190 SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 18.104.22.16850 and earlier versions for Android
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Apply patches from: APSB12-19
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 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Malformed Byte Code Remote Code Execution (APSB12-19) 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 Malformed Byte Code Remote Code Execution (APSB12-19)