Advisory Details

February 11th, 2013

Oracle Java PV_ProcessSampleWithSMOD Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-010
ZDI-CAN-1534

CVE ID CVE-2013-1481
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Java Runtime
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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 way the Java sound libraries parse Soundbank files. Due to an signed comparison check, it is possible to cause an out of bound read on an array of function pointers. This could lead to remote code execution under the context of the process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpufeb2013-1841061.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2012-10-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-02-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Aniway.Anyway@gmail.com
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