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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1491

Original release date: 03/08/2013
Last revised: 12/05/2013


The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier, 6 Update 43 and earlier, 5.0 Update 41 and earlier, and JavaFX 2.2.7 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to 2D, as demonstrated by Joshua Drake during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2013.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
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: MISC
Name: https://twitter.com/thezdi/status/309438311112507392
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0758
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16663
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0871
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1456
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19482
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0934
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1455
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zdnet.com/pwn2own-down-go-all-the-browsers-7000012283/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101252
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0835
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0757
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19553
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101305
External Source: MISC
Name: http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Security-Research-Blog/Pwn2Own-2013/ba-p/5981157
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA13-107A
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-04-16-2

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