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 use-after-free attempt
This event is generated when an Adobe Flash Player use-after-free attempt is detected.
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-2019-8070Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions, 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions have a Use after free vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to Arbitrary Code Execution in the context of the current user.
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