Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.Player.Loader.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted SWF file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage, leading to other attacks.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.406 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.252 and earlier versions for Android
Adobe AIR 15.0.0.249 SDK and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 15.0.0.249 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 15.0.0.249 and earlier versions for 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.
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-21.html

CVE References

CVE-2014-0548