Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-0897
Date Published: 7 Feb 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2014-0497
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.43 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.335 and earlier versions for Linux.
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to a design flaw that could lead to integer underflow. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to open specially crafted SWF files.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB14-04

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    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 Integer Underflow Remote Code Execution (APSB14-04; CVE-2014-0497) 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 Integer Underflow Remote Code Execution (APSB14-04; CVE-2014-0497)