Rule Category

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.

Alert Message

FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player ASnative null pointer dereference attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a NULL pointer dereference in Adobe Flash. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: This rule checks for attempts to exploit a NULL pointer dereference in Adobe Flash's ASnative method. Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information