VUPEN Security Research - Oracle Java ICC Profile "bfd" Tag Integer Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability
"Java is a programming language and computing platform released by Sun Microsystems (now Oracle). It is the underlying technology that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications.
Java runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide, and on billions of devices worldwide, including mobile and TV devices."
VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Oracle Java.
The vulnerability is caused by an integer truncation error in the Color Management Module (CMM) when processing a malformed "bfd" tag within an ICC profile, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into visiting a specially crafted web page.
CVSS Score: 10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Oracle Java JDK and JRE 6 Update 25 and prior
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Oracle Java JDK and JRE 6 Update 26.
This vulnerability was discovered by Matthieu Bonetti of VUPEN Security
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2010-12-21 - Vulnerability Discovered by VUPEN 2011-06-09 - Public disclosure