Check Point Advisories

Flash File Suspicious Downloader

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0874
Date Published: 27 Sep 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 22 Oct 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Flash Client
Vulnerability Description A Trojan exists to agent.get in Flash. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by using a suspicious file downloader on the targeted system.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Flash File Suspicious Downloader protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Flash File Suspicious Downloader