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 drawTriangles out-of-bounds read attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: This rule checks for attempts to exploit an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. 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

CVE

Additional Links

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2019-7090
Flash Player Desktop Runtime versions 32.0.0.114 and earlier, Flash Player for Google Chrome versions 32.0.0.114 and earlier, and Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 versions 32.0.0.114 and earlier have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to information disclosure.
Details
Severity Base Score6.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Attack VectorNETWORK
ScopeUNCHANGED User InteractionREQUIRED
Authentication Ease of AccessLOW
Privileges RequiredNONE