Security bypass Oracle Java SE

Published: 2015-10-19 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-02-02
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2015-4902
CVSSv3 4.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Java SE
Vulnerable software versions Java SE 8 Update 60
Java SE 7 Update 85
Java SE 6 Update 101
Vendor URL Oracle

Security Advisory

1) Security bypass

Description

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

The weakness exists due to unknown error related to the Java SE Deployment component. A remote attacker can bypass the click-to-play protection in Java.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in security bypass on 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/cpuoct2015-2367953.html
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/new-headaches-how-the-pawn-storm-zero-day...

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