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 JPEG handling memory corruption attempt
Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 188.8.131.526 and 19.x through 22.x before 184.108.40.206 on Windows and OS X and before 220.127.116.112 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4227, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, and CVE-2016-4248.
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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