Zero-day vulnerability in Oracle Java SE

Memory corruption

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system via MC Rat (Trojan). The vulnerability was found with the help of Malware Protection Cloud (MPC).

The vulnerability turned out to have been exploited in Sun Shop Campaign and related to breach at security firm Bit9.

Known malware:

Trojan.Naid, Trojan.Dropper (Symantec).

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2013030101 - Remote code execution in Oracle Java SE

Vulnerable component: Oracle Java SE

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-1493

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to multiple integer and buffer overflows in the color management (CMM) functionality within the 2D component. A remote attacker can create specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption using an image with crafted raster parameters and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Known APT campaigns:

Sun Shop Campaign

The campaign was first detected on May 20, 2013.

Public Exploits: