Oracle Java SE 6u65/7u45 Deployment memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Oracle Java SE 6u65/7u45 (Programming Language Software). Affected is some unknown processing of the component Deployment. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The issue has been introduced in 10/15/2013. The weakness was disclosed 01/14/2014 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2014 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-0375 since 12/12/2013. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 91 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 72139 (GLSA-201401-30 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 185057 (HP-UX Running Java6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HPSBUX02973)).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (90339) and Tenable (72139). The entries 5549, 5550, 6095 and 7753 are pretty similar.







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 72139
Nessus Name: GLSA-201401-30 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities
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Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2014
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-0375 (🔍)

X-Force: 90339 - Oracle Java SE Deployment unspecified
SecurityTracker: 1029608
Vulnerability Center: 42938 - [cpujan2014-1972949] Oracle Java SE Client Deployment Unspecified Remote Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0375), Medium
SecurityFocus: 64758 - RETIRED: Oracle January 2014 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 56485
OSVDB: 102007

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Created: 01/15/2014 10:55 AM
Updated: 06/07/2021 01:41 AM
Changes: 01/15/2014 10:55 AM (50), 04/07/2017 05:10 PM (27), 06/07/2021 01:24 AM (1), 06/07/2021 01:33 AM (7), 06/07/2021 01:41 AM (1)
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