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Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption (APSB13-21: CVE-2013-5324)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3563
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB13-21
Industry Reference(s): 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 Details
The 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.

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 Memory Corruption (APSB13-21: CVE-2013-5324) 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 Memory Corruption (APSB13-21: CVE-2013-5324)