Adobe Shockwave Player Chunk Parsing Uninitialized Object Access (APSB12-13; CVE-2012-2030)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-395|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-13|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Systems Shockwave Player 126.96.36.1994 and prior
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Shockwave player.
Apply patches from: APSB12-13
The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Shockwave Player while parsing crafted data inside rcsL RIFF chunk in DIR or DCR files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page containing an embedded malformed DIR or DCR file. Successful exploitation would lead to arbitrary code execution or cause the browser to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.
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 Shockwave Player Chunk Parsing Uninitialized Object Access (APSB12-13) 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 Shockwave Player Chunk Parsing Uninitialized Object Access (APSB12-13)