|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-329|
|Date Published:||20 Aug 2012|
|Last Updated:||9 Jun 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to insufficient boundary checking in Adobe Flash Player while handling specially crafted .swf files. A remote attacker can use the Blackhole Exploit Kit to detect this vulnerability and send specially crafted .swf files to the victim. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation.
Attack Information: Blackhole Exploit Kit Adobe Flash Player