Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player Out-of-bounds read (APSB18-24: CVE-2018-5008)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0597
Date Published: 10 Jul 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 29 Jul 2018
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-24
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5008
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Macintosh 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Linux 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Windows 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Macintosh 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for Linux 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Google Chrome Plugin for ChromeOS 30.0.0.119
Adobe Flash Player Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 Plugin for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 30.0.0.119
Vulnerability Description A out of bounds read vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB18-24

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 Out-of-bounds read (APSB18-24: CVE-2018-5008) 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 Out-of-bounds read (APSB18-24: CVE-2018-5008)

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