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Adobe Flash Player copyRawDataTo Out of Bounds Array Indexing (APSB12-19)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-827
Date Published:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-19
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Systems Flash Player 11.3.300.271 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems
Vulnerability Description
An out of bounds array indexing vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Engine.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: APSB12-19
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an out of bounds array copy in a certain method. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation would cause a memory corruption that may lead to arbitrary code execution.

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 copyRawDataTo Out of Bounds Array Indexing 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 copyRawDataTo Out of Bounds Array Indexing