|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-098|
|Date Published:||18 Nov 2008|
|Last Updated:||Monday 30 July, 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia and application player that renders Shockwave Flash (SWF) files. A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in the Adobe Flash Player.The vulnerability is due to an error in the player that fails to sufficiently validate data when parsing malformed SWF files.A remote attacker might exploit this issue by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file.Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed SWF files over HTTP.
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player multimedia file code execution