Remote code execution in Oracle Java SE

Published: 2015-07-14 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-02-01
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2015-2590
CVSSv3 9.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Java SE
Vulnerable software versions Java SE 8 Update 33
Java SE 7 Update 75
Java SE 8 Update 45
Java SE 7 Update 80
Java SE 6 Update 95
Vendor URL Oracle

Security Advisory

1) Remote code execution

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to unknown error in Libraries component. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in full control of the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.



Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html

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