Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1579
Date Published: 10 Jun 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:2 Jun 2014
Source: CVE-2014-0512
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77

  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Reader X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    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 AvaliableApply patches from: APSB14-15

    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 Reader Malformed JavaScript Security Bypass (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0512) 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 Products Violation.
    Attack Information:  Adobe Reader Malformed JavaScript Security Bypass (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0512)