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Java Reflection API Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Java SE 7 Update 25 (1.7.0_25-b16) and prior
A vulnerability with the Java reflection API can be exploited by attackers to escape the sandbox and gain the ability to execute remote code on a vulnerable version of Java.
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible through the use of methods like drive-by attacks. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.
Apply the Oracle October 2013 CPU.
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31080 - Oracle JRE/JDK Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPU-OCT-2013) - Windows - JDK
31081 - Oracle JRE/JDK Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPU-OCT-2013) - Windows - JRE
31082 - Oracle JRE/JDK Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPU-OCT-2013) - Linux - JDK
31083 - Oracle JRE/JDK Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPU-OCT-2013) - Linux - JRE
31084 - Oracle JRE/JDK Multiple Vulnerabilities (CPU-OCT-2013) - JavaFX
2013-07-18 - Original Disclosure
2013-10-15 - Oracle releases CPU October 2013 which addresses Issue 69
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