Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.Player.PCRE.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption 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 execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted SWF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.359 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 and earlier versions for Android
Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-16.html

CVE References

CVE-2014-0536