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Adobe Flash Player Double Free Remote Code Execution (APSB14-07; CVE-2014-0502)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0931
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-07
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-0502
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75 and above
  • R71
  • R70
Who is Vulnerable?
Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier for Linux
Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier for Chrome (Windows, Macintosh and Linux)
Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier in Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8.0
Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier in Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1
AIR 4.0.0.1390 and earlier for Android
AIR 4.0.0.1390 SDK & Compiler
AIR 4.0.0.1390 SDK
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to a double-free condition when handling specially crafted SWF files. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to take complete control of the affected system.

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.

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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Double Free Remote Code Execution (APSB14-07; CVE-2014-0502) 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 Reader Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Double Free Remote Code Execution (APSB14-07; CVE-2014-0502)