|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1314|
|Date Published:||30 Dec 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Adobe Flash Player standalone version 11.4.402.278|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB12-22|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to a NULL pointer dereference error when parsing specially crafted JPEG files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious data to the target client.
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player JPEG Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB22-12) 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 JPEG Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB22-12)