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 malformed FLV heap overflow attempt
Adobe Flash Player versions 188.8.131.52 and earlier have an exploitable heap overflow vulnerability in the Flash Video (FLV) codec. 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-2017-2986Adobe Flash Player versions 184.108.40.206 and earlier have an exploitable heap overflow vulnerability in the Flash Video (FLV) codec. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.
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