Check Point Advisories

Adobe Flash Player Use After Free (CVE-2015-0310; CVE-2015-0311)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0076
Date Published: 28 Jan 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 31 October, 2023
Source: Adobe APSB15-03
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-0310
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Systems Flash Player and earlier
Adobe Systems Flash Player and earlier
Adobe Systems Flash Player and earlier
Vulnerability Description A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB15-03

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring over HTTP of SWF files exploiting 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Flash Player Use After Free protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Flash Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Flash Player Use After Free

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