Security Advisory - March 14, 2017

Zscaler protects against 5 new vulnerabilities for Adobe Flash Player.

Zscaler, working with Microsoft through their MAPP program, has proactively deployed protections for the following 5 vulnerabilities included in the March 2017 Adobe security bulletins. Zscaler will continue to monitor exploits associated with all vulnerabilities in the March release and deploy additional protections as necessary.

APSB17-07 – Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.  These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Severity: Critical 

Affected Software

  • Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 24.0.0.221 and earlier
  • Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 24.0.0.221 and earlier
  • Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 24.0.0.221 and earlier


CVE-2017-2997 – Flash Player Buffer Overflow / Underflow Vulnerability
CVE-2017-2998 – Flash Player Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2017-2999 – Flash Player Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2017-3001 – Flash Player Use After Free Vulnerability
CVE-2017-3003 – Flash Player Use After Free Vulnerability