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 ByteArray type confusion memory corruption attempt
Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 22.214.171.1246 and 19.x through 22.x before 126.96.36.199 on Windows and OS X and before 188.8.131.522 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
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-2016-4249Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 184.108.40.2066 and 19.x through 22.x before 220.127.116.11 on Windows and OS X and before 18.104.22.1682 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
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