Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.Player.Multiple.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted SWF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted SWF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux operating systems.
Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.10 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's advisory for updates:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.html

CVE References

CVE-2012-4166 CVE-2012-4165