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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2423

Original release date: 04/17/2013
Last revised: 02/06/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect integrity via unknown vectors related to HotSpot. NOTE: the previous information is from the April 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from the original researcher that this vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass permission checks by the MethodHandles method and modify arbitrary public final fields using reflection and type confusion, as demonstrated using integer and double fields to disable the security manager.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952398
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0964
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16700
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0130
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:161
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://blog.spiderlabs.com/2013/04/java-is-so-confusing.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1806-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7u/jdk7u-dev/jdk/rev/b453d9be6b3f
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0752
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA13-107A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://weblog.ikvm.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=acd2dd6d-1028-4996-95df-efa42ac237f0
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 24976
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952398
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0757

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