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 LoadVars use-after-free attempt
Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 22.214.171.1249 and 19.x and 20.x before 126.96.36.1996 on Windows and OS X and before 188.8.131.529 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 184.108.40.2060, Adobe AIR SDK before 220.127.116.110, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 18.104.22.1680 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, and CVE-2016-0984.
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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