|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0221|
|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 126.96.36.199 and earlier|
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 188.8.131.52 and earlier
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 184.108.40.206 and earlier
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to a use-after-free error in Adobe Flash Player while handling a specially crafted SWF file. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted SWF file with an affected version of Flash Player.|
|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-2017-3002)