Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Shockwave.Flash.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a denial-of-service vulnerability
in Adobe Shockwave Flash. This vulnerability can be exploited via a crafted Flash file (SWF).

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player 10.0.42.34 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR version 1.5.3.1920 and earlier versions

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the vendor's web site:
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

CVE References

CVE-2010-0187