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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1488

Original release date: 03/08/2013
Last revised: 10/04/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier, and OpenJDK 6 and 7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving reflection, Libraries, "improper toString calls," and the JDBC driver manager, as demonstrated by James Forshaw during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2013.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [distro-pkg-dev] 20130417 [SECURITY] IcedTea 1.11.10 for OpenJDK 6 Released!
External Source: MISC
Name: https://twitter.com/thezdi/status/309425888188043264
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.fuseyism.com/index.php/2013/04/25/security-icedtea-1-11-11-1-12-5-for-openjdk-6-released/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7u/jdk7u-dev/jdk/rev/a19614a3dabb
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16511
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0964
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=920247
External Source: MISC
Name: http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Security-Research-Blog/Pwn2Own-2013/ba-p/5981157
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0757
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0130
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA13-107A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0124
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0752
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.fuseyism.com/index.php/2013/04/22/security-icedtea-2-3-9-for-openjdk-7-released/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zdnet.com/pwn2own-down-go-all-the-browsers-7000012283/
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1806-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:145
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0814
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0777
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:161
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201406-32

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