Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion (APSB17-32: CVE-2017-11292)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0834
Date Published: 17 Oct 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 16 Nov 2017
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-32
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-11292
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Macintosh 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Linux 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Windows 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Macintosh 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Linux 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for ChromeOS 27.0.0.159
Adobe Flash Player Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 Plugin for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 27.0.0.159
Vulnerability Description A type confusion vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Flash Player while parsing a specially crafted SWF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted SWF file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB17-32

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 Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion (APSB17-32: CVE-2017-11292) 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:  Adobe Flash Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion (APSB17-32: CVE-2017-11292)

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