(Pwn2Own) Oracle Java FLV Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2013-05-10T00:00:00
ID ZDI-13-077
Type zdi
Reporter VUPEN Security [ http://www.vupen.com ]
Modified 2013-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle Java. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the handling of FLV files. The issue lies in the parsing of a FLV file with two video tags using the On2 VP6 codec. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.