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Adobe Flash Player Video File Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB12-19; CVE-2012-4167)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-654
Date Published:
Severity:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-4167
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.236 and earlier versions for Linux operating system
Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.10 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 3.3.0.3670 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 3.3.0.3690 SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 3.3.0.3650 and earlier versions for Android
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability occurs when parsing specially crafted Flash video files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted Flash video file. Successful exploitation can 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 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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Video File Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB12-19) 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 Products Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Video File Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB12-19)