Adobe Flash Player Heap Zero-Day Vulnerability CVE-2015-3113

June 25, 2015

Adobe released a Security update for Adobe Flash Player on June 23, 2015 to cover a critical 0day Heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability. Dell SonicWALL has released the following signature to protect their customers at the same day:

  • 1040 Malformed-File swf.MP.228

There was no further activities addressing this vulnerability has been observed as of today since the signature was deployed on Dell SonicWALL GRID system. However, exploiting this vulnerability could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system, which include systems running Internet Explorer for Windows 7 and below, as well as Firefox on Windows XP. An update of the Adobe Flash Player application is suggested. The following are the list of affected software versions:

  • Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release version and earlier 13.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player and earlier 11.x versions for Linux

This vulnerability is referred by CVE as CVE-2015-3113.