Security bypass in Oracle Java SE

Published: 2013-04-16 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-03-24 15:03:17
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 3.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2013-2423
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Java SE
Vulnerable software versions Java SE 7 Update 7
Java SE 5 Update 31
Java SE 5 Update 38
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Vendor URL Oracle
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Security bypass

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness caused by weak access control on static classes. Tricking the victim into running a malicious Java applet a remote attacker can bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in security bypass.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html

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