Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player SWF File Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04; CVE-2013-0633)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-091
Date Published: 7 Feb 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 9 May 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-0633
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an improper buffer allocation while handling specially crafted SWF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player SWF File Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Flash Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Flash Player SWF File Buffer Overflow (APSB13-04)

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