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 Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt
Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 126.96.36.199 on Windows and OS X and before 188.8.131.523 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in October 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-2016-7855Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 184.108.40.206 on Windows and OS X and before 220.127.116.113 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in October 2016.
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