Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Shockwave.Player.rcsL.Chunk.Out.Of.Bound.Code.Execution

Description

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

Affected Products

Shockwave Player 11.6.4.634 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-13.html

CVE References

CVE-2012-2031