Oracle Java LDAP Deserialization Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-248: October 16th, 2013
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Java. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the handling of LDAP deserialization. An attacker can use a custom LDAP server to create objects in restricted packages, and leverage this to disable the Java sandbox and execute arbitrary code in the context of the user.
Vendor ResponseOracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-06-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-10-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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