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Oracle Java SE CVE-2013-0431 Remote Java Runtime Environment Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

February 1, 2013

Description

Oracle Java SE is prone to a remote vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment. The vulnerability can be exploited over multiple protocols. This issue affects the 'JMX' sub-component. This vulnerability affects the following supported versions: 7 Update 11 and prior Note: This issue was previously discussed in BID 57670 (Oracle Java Runtime Environment Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been given its own record to better document it.

Technologies Affected

  • HP HP-UX B.11.23
  • HP HP-UX B.11.31
  • HP Service Manager 7.11
  • HP Service Manager 9.30
  • HP Service Manager 9.31
  • HP ServiceCenter Web Tier 6.2.8
  • IBM Java SDK 7 SR1
  • IBM Java SDK 7 SR2
  • IBM Java SDK 7 SR3
  • IBM Java SE 7 SR1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.2
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.2.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.2.2
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.2.3
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.2.4
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.0
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.2
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.4
  • IBM Lotus Domino 9.0
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.3
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.4
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2.6
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1.3
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1.4
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.2.3
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3
  • IBM Lotus Notes 9.0
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management 6.2
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.1
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.5
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.1
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5
  • IBM Rational Host On-Demand 11.0.0
  • IBM Rational Host On-Demand 11.0.7
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 9.7
  • IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager 4.2
  • IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager 4.2.1
  • IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager 6.1
  • IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager 6.1.1
  • IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 9.0.0
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.2.1
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.3.0
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.3.1
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.4.0
  • IBM Tivoli System Automation for Integrated Operations Management 2.1
  • Mandriva Business Server 1
  • Mandriva Business Server 1 X86 64
  • Mercury Interactive Service Manager Web Tier 7.11
  • Mercury Interactive Service Manager Web Tier 9.30
  • Mercury Interactive Service Manager Web Tier 9.31
  • Oracle JDK (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0
  • Oracle JDK (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JDK (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JDK (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JDK (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JDK (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0
  • Oracle JDK (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JDK (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JDK (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JDK(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JDK(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JDK(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JDK(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Oracle JDK(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JDK(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Oracle JDK(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JDK(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JDK(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JDK(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Oracle JRE (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JRE (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JRE (Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JRE (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JRE (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JRE (Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JRE (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_2
  • Oracle JRE (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_4
  • Oracle JRE (Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_7
  • Oracle JRE(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JRE(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JRE(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JRE(Linux Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Oracle JRE(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JRE(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JRE(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JRE(Solaris Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Oracle JRE(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_10
  • Oracle JRE(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_11
  • Oracle JRE(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_8
  • Oracle JRE(Windows Production Release) 1.7.0_9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 Client
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • SuSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Java 11 SP2
  • SuSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SuSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware 11 SP2
  • SuSE openSUSE 12.2
  • Sun JRE (Linux Production Release) 1.7
  • Sun JRE (Solaris Production Release) 1.7
  • Sun JRE (Windows Production Release) 1.7

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.

Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.

Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity including unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.

Web users should be cautious about following links to sites that are provided by unfamiliar or suspicious sources. Filtering HTML from emails may help remove a possible vector for transmitting malicious links to users.

Set web browser security to disable the execution of script code or active content.

Disabling the execution of script code in the browser may limit exposure to this and other latent vulnerabilities.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.

To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.
Vendor updates are available. Please contact the vendor for more information.

Credits

Oracle
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