Adobe Flash Player Plugin Use-After-Free Code Execution (APSB12-22; CVE-2012-5272)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1134|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-22|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.278 and earlier versions for Windows
Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.265 and earlier versions for Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe AIR 18.104.22.1680 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 22.214.171.1240 SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.1990 and earlier versions for Android
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player plugin for Internet Explorer.
Apply patches from: APSB12-22
The vulnerability is due to a use-after-free error while loading specially crafted SWF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the victim to open a malicious web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Plugin Use-After-Free Code Execution (APSB12-22) 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 Plugin Use-After-Free Code Execution (APSB12-22)