Advisory Details

October 12th, 2010

Oracle Sun JRE JPEGImageWriter.writeImage Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-205
ZDI-CAN-809

CVE ID CVE-2010-3565
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Sun Microsystems
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Java Runtime
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10580. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Sun's Java Runtime Environment. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.

The specific flaw exists in the processing of JPEG image dimensions. When specifying large values to the dimensions of a subsample an integer overflow occurs leading to memory corruption. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to remote compromise under the credentials of the currently logged in user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Sun Microsystems has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuoct2010-176258.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-06-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-10-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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