Advisory Details

January 25th, 2016

Oracle Java readImage Heap Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-032
ZDI-CAN-3282

CVE ID CVE-2016-0483
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Java Runtime
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 21195. 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 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 image data. The issue lies in insufficient validation of supplied image data inside the native function readImage. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary 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/cpujan2016-2367955.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-10-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-01-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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