|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1984|
|Date Published:||9 Nov 2014|
|Last Updated:||5 Jul 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Flash Player Desktop Runtime |
Flash Player Extended Support Release
Flash Player for Linux
Flash Player for Google Chrome
Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10
Flash Player for Internet Explorer 11
AIR Desktop Runtime
AIR SDK and Compiler
AIR for Android
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to a use-after-free error while loading specially crafted files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the victim to open a specially crafted file.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB14-21|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Flash Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Flash Player Use After Free Code Execution (APSB14-21: CVE-2014-0553)