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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1490

Original release date: 01/31/2013
Last revised: 02/04/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 11 (JRE 1.7.0_11-b21) allows user-assisted remote attackers to bypass the Java security sandbox via unspecified vectors, aka "Issue 51," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0431. NOTE: as of 20130130, this vulnerability does not contain any independently-verifiable details, and there is no vendor acknowledgement. A CVE identifier is being assigned because this vulnerability has received significant public attention, and the original researcher has an established history of releasing vulnerability reports that have been fixed by vendors. NOTE: this issue also exists in SE 6, but it cannot be exploited without a separate vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20130118 [SE-2012-01] Java 7 Update 11 confirmed to be vulnerable
External Source: MISC
Name: http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/01/critical-java-vulnerabilies-confirmed-in-latest-version/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.computerworld.com/malware-and-vulnerabilities/21693/yet-another-java-security-flaw-discovered-number-53
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20130122 Re: [SE-2012-01] Java 7 Update 11 confirmed to be vulnerable
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.informationweek.com/security/application-security/java-hacker-uncovers-two-flaws-in-latest/240146717
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20130122 Re: [SE-2012-01] Java 7 Update 11 confirmed to be vulnerable

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