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 security sandbox bypass attempt

Rule Explanation

Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.223 and 14.x before 14.0.0.125 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.378 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 14.0.0.110, Adobe AIR SDK before 14.0.0.110, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 14.0.0.110 allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-0535. Impact: CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL 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

Tactic:

Technique:

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

CVE

Additional Links

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2014-0534
Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.223 and 14.x before 14.0.0.125 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.378 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 14.0.0.110, Adobe AIR SDK before 14.0.0.110, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 14.0.0.110 allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-0535.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access