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Encrypted Flash exploit bypassing vector mitigations

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 5, 2015.

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    Researchers at Morphisec, an Israeli start-up focusing on polymorphic defense, a process that earned them kudos during the RSA Conference in 2014, have discovered a clever Flash bypass being used by the Nuclear exploit kit.

    CVE-2015-5560 has been targeted by both the Angler and Nuclear exploit kits. The vulnerability itself was patched in August, after Adobe released Flash version

    Realistically though, Adobe, while a priority in most cases, doesn't often see immediate updates within organizations that lack a patch management process. Thus, there are still plenty of systems (at home and in the office) that are running Flash or lower.

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