Check Point Reference:CPAI-2013-3563
Date Published: 2 Dec 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-5324
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.94 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.297 and earlier versions for Linux
    Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.69 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
    Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.64 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
    Adobe AIR 3.8.0.870 and earlier versions for Windows and Android
    Adobe AIR 3.8.0.910 and earlier versions for Macintosh
    Adobe AIR 3.8.0.870 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions for Windows
    Adobe AIR 3.8.0.910 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions for Macintosh
    Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Flash Player while parsing a specially crafted SWF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to transfer malformed SWF files over HTTP.

    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.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption (APSB13-21: CVE-2013-5324) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Adobe Flash Protection Violation
    Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption (APSB13-21: CVE-2013-5324)