New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Used in Pawn Storm Campaign Targeting Foreign Affairs Ministries

Report by Trend Micro highlights new Flash exploit.
Analysis by Brooks Li, Feike Hacquebord, and Peter Pi
Trend Micro researchers have discovered that the attackers behind Pawn Storm are using a new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit in their latest campaign. Pawn Storm is a long-running cyber-espionage campaign known for its high-profile targets and usage of the first Java zero-day we’ve seen in the last couple of years.
We coordinated with Adobe in processing this finding. They have since released a security advisory assigned it with the identifier CVE-2015-7645 (and announced that the patch will be released on the week of October 19).
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