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 local-with-filesystem security bypass attempt
Adobe Flash Player before 220.127.116.116 and 19.x through 22.x before 18.104.22.168 on Windows and OS X and before 22.214.171.1242 on Linux allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.
CVSS base score 5.3
CVSS impact score 1.4
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-2016-4178Adobe Flash Player before 126.96.36.1996 and 19.x through 22.x before 188.8.131.52 on Windows and OS X and before 184.108.40.2062 on Linux allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.
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