|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0264|
|Date Published:||6 Apr 2016|
|Last Updated:||3 Oct 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS.|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Flash Player while handling a specially crafted SWF file. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.|
This protection detects 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 Remote Code Execution (APSA16-01: CVE-2016-1019)