Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player RTMP Code Execution (APSB13-11; CVE-2013-2555)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1673
Date Published: 28 Apr 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 12 Sep 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-2555
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization by the Adobe Flash Player when reading data from an RTMP multimedia stream. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted RTMP packet to the vulnerable server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to transfer malformed RTMP packets sent to the vulnerable client.

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 RTMP Code Execution (APSB13-11) 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 Products Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Flash Player RTMP Code Execution (APSB13-11)

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