Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.IE.Flash.Broker.CreateFile.Privilege.Escalation

Description

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

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.189 and earlier versions
Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.250 and earlier 13.x versions
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.411 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR desktop runtime 15.0.0.293 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR SDK 15.0.0.302 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler 15.0.0.302 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 15.0.0.293 and earlier versions for Android

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-24.html

CVE References

CVE-2015-3101 CVE-2014-8442