VDB-9196 · CVE-2013-2464 · BID 60556

Oracle Java up to 5.0 Update 45/6 Update 45/7 Update 21 2D privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Java up to 5.0 Update 45/6 Update 45/7 Update 21 (Programming Language Software). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component 2D. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 21 and earlier, 6 Update 45 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 45 and earlier allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-2463, CVE-2013-2465, CVE-2013-2469, CVE-2013-2470, CVE-2013-2471, CVE-2013-2472, and CVE-2013-2473.

The weakness was released 06/18/2013 with Oracle as Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2013 as not defined advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at oracle.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-2464 since 03/05/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/17/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

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 166213 (Suse Enterprise Linux Security Update for IBM Java 1.4.2 (SUSE-SU-2013:1293-2)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply CPU fixes as soon as possible.
Heise notes, that "[t]his is the last Java update that will occur on the out of sync timetable that has been in play since the start of the year. The next update is scheduled to take place as part of Oracle's normal Critical Patch Update schedule in October this year".

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (72139). Additional details are provided at grahamcluley.com. Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 5549, 5550, 7753 and 9226.







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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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Nessus ID: 72139
Nessus Name: GLSA-201401-30 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 803821
OpenVAS Name: Oracle Java SE Multiple Vulnerabilities -03 June 13 (Windows)
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2013
Organization: Oracle
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CVE: CVE-2013-2464 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 40064 - [javacpujun2013-1899847] Oracle Java JRE Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Related to 2D - CVE-2013-2464, Critical
SecurityFocus: 60556 - Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update June 2013 Advance Notification
Secunia: 54154 - IBM Java Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 06/19/2013 10:34 AM
Updated: 05/17/2021 08:32 AM
Changes: 06/19/2013 10:34 AM (86), 05/03/2017 04:22 PM (3), 05/17/2021 08:32 AM (3)
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