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
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


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.


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