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Web Attack: Oracle Java CVE-2013-1491

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 an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Java which may result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Specifially, this issue is triggered when processing specially crafted CFF-based OpenType font.

Affected

  • Oracle Java 7 Update 17 is vulnerable;
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