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Web Attack: Java CVE-2013-1493 RCE 2

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Oracle Java SE.

Additional Information

Oracle Java SE is prone to a remote code execution vulnerability that leads to arbitrary memory read and write in the JVM process. This issue allows attackers to corrupt the memory and disable the Security Manager component.

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application.

This vulnerability affects the following supported versions:

JDK and JRE 7 Update 15 and prior
JDK and JRE 6 Update 41 and prior
JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 40 and prior

Affected

  • JDK and JRE 7 Update 15 and prior
  • JDK and JRE 6 Update 41 and prior
  • JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 40 and prior
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