Oracle Java JDK / JRE 7 < Update 17 Remote Code Execution (Windows)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 65052
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Synopsis

The remote host contains a runtime environment that can allow code execution.

Description

The version of Oracle (formerly Sun) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7.x installed on the remote host is earlier than Update 17. It, therefore, potentially can allow remote code execution due to the following vulnerabilities related to the '2D' sub-component :

- An integer overflow error exists related to handling sample model instances that could result in memory corruption leading to arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2013-0809)

- An unspecified error exists that could allow memory to be overwritten and could allow the security manager to be bypassed, thus leading to application crashes or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1493)

Please note this issue affects client deployments only and is exploited through untrusted 'Java Web Start' applications and untrusted Java applets.

Solution

Update to JDK / JRE 7 Update 17 or later and remove, if necessary, any affected versions.

See Also

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-142/

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-148/

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-149/

http://www.nessus.org/u?fb038a9f

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/7u17-relnotes-1915289.html

http://www.security-explorations.com/en/SE-2012-01-status.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 65052

File Name: oracle_java7_update17.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/6/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: sun_java_jre_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1493

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:jre, cpe:/a:oracle:jre

Required KB Items: SMB/Java/JRE/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2013

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Java CMM Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0809, CVE-2013-1493

BID: 58238, 58296

CERT: 688246