Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-5002)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0535
Date Published: 7 Jun 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 Jun 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5002
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player (v.29.0.0.171) on Windows 7 (x86)
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

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 Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-5002) 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 Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-5002)

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