Remote code execution in Oracle Java SE



Published: 2015-07-14 | Updated: 2017-02-01
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2015-2590
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Oracle Java SE
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Remote code execution

EUVDB-ID: #VU5579

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2590

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

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.



Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Java SE: 8u33 - 8u45, 7u75 - 7u80, 6u95


CPE2.3 External links

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

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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