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Sid 1-47192

Message

FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player ActionScript NetConnection type confusion attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a type confusion vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-5007:

CVSS base score 8.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

Rule checks for attempts to exploit a type confusion vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. CVE-2018-5007: Adobe Flash Player 30.0.0.113 and earlier versions have a Type Confusion vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Affected systems

  • adobe flash_player 30.0.0.113
  • adobe flashplayerdesktop_runtime 30.0.0.113
  • redhat enterpriselinuxdesktop 6.0
  • redhat enterpriselinuxserver 6.0
  • redhat enterpriselinuxworkstation 6.0

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-5007:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

Not known

False negatives

Not known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/APSB18-24.html