Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.ByteArray.Property.shareable.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to an improper authentication when the vulnerable application processes a crafted SWF file. A remote attacker could exploit this to bypass authentication mechanism of the target application, via a crafted SWF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 19.0.0.245 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 18.0.0.261 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 19.0.0.245 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh and Linux
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 19.0.0.245 and earlier on Windows 10
Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 19.0.0.245 and earlier on Windows 8.0 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.548 and earlier on Linux
AIR Desktop Runtime 19.0.0.241 and earlier on Windows and Macintosh
AIR SDK 19.0.0.241 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
AIR SDK & Compiler 19.0.0.241 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
AIR for Android 19.0.0.241 and earlier Android

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security checks of vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-32.html

CVE References

CVE-2015-8440

Other References

APSB15-32