ZDI-11-185: Oracle Java ICC Profile 'bfd ' Tag Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2011-06-10T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:26489
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-06-10T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-11-185: Oracle Java ICC Profile 'bfd ' Tag Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-185

June 8, 2011

-- CVE ID: CVE-2011-0862

-- CVSS: 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors: Oracle

-- Affected Products: Oracle Java Runtime

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of java. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.

The specific flaw exists within the way java handles color profiles. When parsing a color profile containing a invalid 'bfd ' tag it is possible to specify an integer that can cause an integer to wrap. This integer is then used to specify the size of a heap allocation. By providing a specially crafted tag value an attacker can cause memory corruption that can lead to remote code being executed under to user running the browser.

-- Vendor Response: Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujune2011-313339.html

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-01-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-06-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous

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