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Oracle Java SE
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers
This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.
CWE-119 - Memory corruption
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to multiple integer and buffer overflows in the color management (CMM) functionality within the 2D component. A remote attacker can create specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption using an image with crafted raster parameters and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
Install update from vendor's website.
Oracle Java SE: 5 Update 33 - 7u15External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.