#VU6171 Security bypass


Published: 2020-03-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU6171

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-2423

CWE-ID: CWE-284

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Java SE
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: Oracle

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

The weakness caused by weak access control on static classes. Tricking the victim into running a malicious Java applet a remote attacker can bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in security bypass.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Java SE: 5 Update 31, 5 Update 33, 5 Update 35, 5 Update 38, 5 Update 40, 5 Update 45, 6u10, 6u11, 6u12, 6u13, 6u14, 6u15, 6u16, 6u17, 6u18, 6u19, 6u20, 6u27, 6u30, 6u32, 6u34, 6u38, 6u41, 6u45, 6u95, 6u101, 6u105, 6u113, 6u115, 6u121, 7, 7u2, 7u4, 7u6, 7u7

CPE

External links
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html


Q & A

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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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