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Java CPU April 2013 Java Runtime Environment Hotspot vulnerability (CVE-2013-2423)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) April 15, 2013 April 15, 2013 November 24, 2015

Available Exploits 

Description

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.

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References

Solution

jre-upgrade-latest

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