Rule Category

FILE-FLASH -- Snort has detected suspicious traffic via the Adobe Flash Player. Flash is a common target of code execution, overflow, DoS, and memory corruption attacks in particular, via swifs, action scripts, etc. Many networks block Flash altogether; the application will be deprecated in 2020.

Alert Message

FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player remote memory corruption attempt

Rule Explanation

Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.7.700.224 on Windows, before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.7.700.225 on Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.2.202.291 on Linux, before 11.1.111.59 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.63 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.7.0.2090 on Windows and Android and before 3.7.0.2100 on Mac OS X; and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 3.7.0.2090 on Windows and before 3.7.0.2100 on Mac OS X allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors. Impact: CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2013-3343
Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.7.700.224 on Windows, before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.7.700.225 on Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.90 and 11.x before 11.2.202.291 on Linux, before 11.1.111.59 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.63 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.7.0.2090 on Windows and Android and before 3.7.0.2100 on Mac OS X; and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 3.7.0.2090 on Windows and before 3.7.0.2100 on Mac OS X allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access