Adobe Flash Player ActionScript NULL Pointer Dereferences (APSB12-14; CVE-2012-2039)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-269|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-14|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.1990 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Android
A denial of service and remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to a NULL pointer dereference condition in Adobe Flash Player. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation would cause Adobe Flash Player to crash or allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
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 ActionScript NULL Pointer Dereferences (APSB12-14) 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 ActionScript NULL Pointer Dereferences (APSB12-14)