Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.Video.Parser.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted MP4 file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage, and obtain information on the targeted user's system.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 18.0.0.232 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 18.0.0.232 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 18.0.0.233 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh and Linux
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 18.0.0.233 and earlier on Windows 10
Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 18.0.0.233 and earlier on Windows 8.0 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.508 and earlier on Linux
AIR Desktop Runtime 18.0.0.199 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
AIR SDK 18.0.0.199 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
AIR SDK & Compiler 18.0.0.180 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
AIR for Android 18.0.0.143 and earlier

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-23.html

CVE References

CVE-2015-5576