Adobe Flash Player Cross-Site Scripting (APSB14-02; CVE-2014-0491)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-0954|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-02|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2062 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR 220.127.116.110 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 18.104.22.1680 and earlier versions for Android
Adobe AIR 22.214.171.1240 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.1990 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way the browser and the plug-in handle specially crafted URLs. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing an affected user to open a malicious web-page.
Apply patches from: APSB14-02
This protection will detect and block the transferring of 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 R70 / R71 / R75 and above
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Cross-Site Scripting (APSB14-02: CVE-2014-0491) 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 Flash Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Cross-Site Scripting (APSB14-02: CVE-2014-0491)