|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1135|
|Date Published:||30 Dec 2012|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.287 and earlier versions for Windows and 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 18.104.22.16810 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, SDK (includes AIR for iOS) and Android
|Vulnerability Description||A security bypass vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB12-24|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to an error while handling specially crafted SWF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file. 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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player and AIR Security Bypass (APSB12-24) 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 and AIR Security Bypass (APSB12-24)