Advisory Details

June 29th, 2016

Oracle Java Font Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-376
ZDI-CAN-3467

CVE ID CVE-2016-3443
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Java
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 22707. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to leak arbitrary information 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 font files. The issue lies in insufficient validation of supplied font data in Java, where specific font data can force reading memory past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to leak arbitrary information.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-01-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-06-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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