Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.AS2.hitTest.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Out of Bound read 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 access sensitive data, via a crafted SWF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 27.0.0.183 on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 27.0.0.183 on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 27.0.0.183 on Windows 10 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 27.0.0.183 on Linux

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/apsb17-33.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-11213