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Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Code Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04; CVE-2013-0634)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-092
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB13-04
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-0634
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.261 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.36 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.31 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: APSB13-04
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is caused due to an improper buffer allocation by the flash player PCRE engine. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a web-page that contains a specially crafted SWF file.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to open a specially crafted SWF files.

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 ActionScript Code Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04) 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 Flash Protection Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Code Heap Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04)