Vulnerability identifier: #VU49916
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the virtual machine or JNI natives are converting from UTF-8 characters to platform encoding. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trigger a stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
OpenJ9: 0.20.0, 0.20.0-m1, 0.20.0-m2, 0.21.0, 0.21.0-m1, 0.21.0-m2, 0.22.0, 0.22.0-m1, 0.22.0-m2, 0.23.0, 0.23.0-m1, 0.23.0-m2
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.