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Adobe Flash Player OP_inclocal and OP_declocal Memory Corruption (APSB12-22; CVE-2012-5271)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-826
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-22
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-5271
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.1.111.16 and prior for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.1.115.17 and prior for Android 4.x
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.2.202.238 and prior for Linux
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.3.31.331 and prior for Chrome
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.3.374.7 and prior for IE10
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.4.402.265 and prior for Macintosh
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.4.402.278 and prior for Windows
Adobe Systems Flash Player AIR 3.4.0.2540
Adobe Systems Flash Player AIR 3.4.0.2540 and prior for Android
Adobe Systems Flash Player AIR 3.4.0.2540 SDK
Vulnerability Description
A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: APSB12-22
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to memory access without bounds checking while verifying certain opcodes. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the victim to open a specially crafted SWF file with an affected version of Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation would result in execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the affected application.

Protection Overview
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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player OP_inclocal and OP_declocal Memory Corruption (APSB12-22) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. 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 Flash Protection Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player OP_inclocal and OP_declocal Memory Corruption (APSB12-22)