Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Shockwave.Player.CVE-2017-11294.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption 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

Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.9.199 and earlier

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/shockwave/apsb17-40.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-11294