INDICATOR-COMPROMISE -- Snort detected a system behavior that suggests the system has been affected by malware. That behavior is known as an Indicator of Compromise (IOC). The symptoms could be a wide range of behaviors, from a suspicious file name to an unusual use of a utility. Symptoms do not guarantee an infection; your network configuration may not be affected by malware, but showing indicators as a result of a normal function. In this case, attackers may be attempting to gain privileges and access other systems, spread influence, and make calls and commands with elevated access. The context of the traffic is important to determine intrusion; traffic from an administration utility performing commands on a user's computer is likely not a compromise, but a user laptop accessing a webserver may indicate intrusion.
INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Adobe Flash Player ActionScript vulnerable RegExp verb usage detected
Adobe Flash Player versions 126.96.36.199 and earlier, 188.8.131.524 and earlier have an exploitable buffer overflow / underflow vulnerability in the RegExp class related to backtrack search functionality. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.
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-2016-7869Adobe Flash Player versions 184.108.40.206 and earlier, 220.127.116.114 and earlier have an exploitable buffer overflow / underflow vulnerability in the RegExp class related to backtrack search functionality. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.
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