This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
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.
Install update from vendor's website.
Java SE: 6 Update 101, 7 Update 85, 8 Update 60CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.