|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1327|
|Date Published:||28 Feb 2013|
|Last Updated:||Monday 27 March, 2023|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Adobe Flash Player|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability is caused due to an improper use of Flash player internal pointers after they have been freed. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a web-page that contains a specially crafted SWF file.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to open specially crafted SWF files.
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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation
Attack Information: Adobe Flashplayer Malicious SWF Use After Free Code Execution