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 Player ConvolutionFilter Matrix use after free attempt
This event is generated when a use after free vulnerability is detected in a flash file
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2015-3039Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 188.8.131.521 and 14.x through 17.x before 184.108.40.206 on Windows and OS X and before 220.127.116.117 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0349, CVE-2015-0351, and CVE-2015-0358.
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