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.
FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player toString type confusion memory corruption attempt
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2016.
CVSS base score 9.8
CVSS impact score 5.9
CVSS exploitability score 3.9
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2016-1019Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2016.
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