|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3758|
|Date Published:||14 Jan 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh|
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.1997 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR 188.8.131.520 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 184.108.40.2060 and earlier versions for Android
Adobe AIR 220.127.116.110 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 18.104.22.1680 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to a type confusion condition while handling a malformed SWF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB13-28|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious SWF files.
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Arbitrary Code Execution (APSB13-28) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Arbitrary Code Execution (APSB13-28)