The CVE-2013-0422 exploit has also been identified as distributing GameHack and Banki malicious code. The vulnerability was used by Blackhole, Cool Exploit, and Nuclear exploit kits.
Vulnerable component: Java SE
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to errors involving Java Management Extensions (JMX) MBean components. A remote attacker can create specially crafted Web site containing a malicious Java applet, trick the victim into opening it, invoke the setSecurityManager() function and execute arbitrary code outside the sandbox 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.
- Java Applet JMX - Remote Code Execution (Metasploit) (1) [Exploit-DB]
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