|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-1010|
|Date Published:||10 Nov 2016|
|Last Updated:||8 Nov 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 126.96.36.199 and earlier|
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 188.8.131.522 and earlier
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 184.108.40.206 and earlier
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 220.127.116.11 and earlier
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 18.104.22.1681 and earlier
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to insecure library loading while handling certain files. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a legitimate file that will insecurely load a specially crafted DLL file located in the same network directory.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB16-18|
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 Security Bypass (APSB16-18: CVE-2016-4140)