Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Flash.navigateToURL.URI.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 HTTP Request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to bypass security mechanism of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 22.0.0.209 on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 18.0.0.366 on Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 22.0.0.209 on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 22.0.0.209 on Windows 10 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.632 on Linux

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security mechanism of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/APSB16-29.html

CVE References

CVE-2016-4271