Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player JPEG Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB22-12; CVE-2012-5267)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1314
Date Published: 30 Dec 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-5267
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player standalone version 11.4.402.278
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB12-22
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a NULL pointer dereference error when parsing specially crafted JPEG files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious data to the target client.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player JPEG Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB22-12) 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 Flash Player JPEG Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB22-12)

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