VDB-80546 · CVE-2016-0483 · BID 81082

Oracle Java SE 6u105/7u91/8u66 AWT memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Java SE 6u105/7u91/8u66 (Programming Language Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the component AWT. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 01/20/2016 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at oracle.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-0483 since 12/09/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/05/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 88060 (CentOS 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (CESA-2016:0049) (SLOTH)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350048 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for java-1.6.0-openjdk: ALAS-2016-654).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 21195.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (88060), SecurityFocus (BID 81082†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-56367†).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 88060
Nessus Name: CentOS 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (CESA-2016:0049) (SLOTH)
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OpenVAS ID: 703458
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3458-1 (openjdk-7 - security update)
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-0483 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1034715
Vulnerability Center: 56367 - [cpujan2016-2367955-Java-SE] Oracle Java SE and JRockit Remote Code Execution in AWT - CVE-2016-0483, Critical
SecurityFocus: 81082

Entryinfo

Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 11:50 AM
Changes: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM (62), 08/03/2018 06:38 AM (16), 07/05/2022 11:50 AM (3)
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