|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0215|
|Date Published:||14 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Mar 2017|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-07|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 22.214.171.124 and earlier Windows, Macintosh and Linux|
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 126.96.36.199 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 188.8.131.52 and earlier Windows 10 and 8.1
|Vulnerability Description||A use after free vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Adobe Acrobat and Reader handles objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the user to open a specially crafted PDF file.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB17-07|
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 Use After Free Code Execution (APSB17-07: CVE-2017-3001)