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Adobe Flash Player Sandbox Security Bypass (APSB14-14; CVE-2014-0518)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1578
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-14
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-0518
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70
Who is Vulnerable?
Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.356 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
Vulnerability Description
A security bypass vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Adobe Flash Player handles specially crafted files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted HTML file.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: APSB14-14

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Sandbox Security Bypass (APSB14-14: CVE-2014-0518) 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 Products Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Flash Player Sandbox Security Bypass (APSB14-14: CVE-2014-0518)