Advisory Details

May 10th, 2013

(Pwn2Own) Oracle Java FLV Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-077
ZDI-CAN-1827

CVE ID CVE-2013-0402
CVSS SCORE 9.3, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
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 handling of FLV files. The issue lies in the parsing of a FLV file with two video tags using the On2 VP6 codec. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current 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/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-04-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-05-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT VUPEN Security [ http://www.vupen.com ]
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