Advisory Details

June 27th, 2013

Oracle Java AWT Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-158
ZDI-CAN-1820

CVE ID CVE-2013-2470
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/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 vulnerability is an array indexing flaw inside the Java AWT imaging library allowing for memory corruption. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability into remote execution of arbitrary code as the current user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujun2013-1899847.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-03-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-06-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Vitaliy Toropov
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