Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1065
Date Published: 18 Mar 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:18 Mar 2014
Source: CVE-2014-0492
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75 and above

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.332 and earlier versions for Linux
    Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Android
    Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK and earlier versions
    Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
    Vulnerability Description An address leak vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an error in the ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM) while handling malicious Flash files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB14-02

    Protection Overview

    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.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Address Leak Buffer Overflow (APSB14-02) 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 Address Leak Buffer Overflow (APSB14-02)