|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 22.214.171.1247 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR 126.96.36.1990 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe AIR 188.8.131.520 and earlier versions for Android
Adobe AIR 184.108.40.2060 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 220.127.116.110 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 Avaliablecheckpoint||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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Arbitrary Code Execution (APSB13-28)