Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER Adobe Flash Player h264 decoder heap overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Adobe Flash Player versions 24.0.0.194 and earlier have an exploitable heap overflow vulnerability in the h264 decoder routine. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution. Impact: CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2017-2984
Adobe Flash Player versions 24.0.0.194 and earlier have an exploitable heap overflow vulnerability in the h264 decoder routine. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.
Details
Severity Base Score9.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access