|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1300|
|Date Published:||30 Dec 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.110 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh|
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 188.8.131.520 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, SDK and Android
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player and AIR.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB12-27|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to a buffer overflow error while handling specially crafted SWF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed 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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player and AIR SWF File Buffer Overflow (APSB12-27) 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 and AIR SWF File Buffer Overflow (APSB12-27)