Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would provide an attacker with complete control of the victim's machine. Public exploits are currently available and these vulnerabilities are also being exploited by popular exploit kits. Customers that are using the Java 7 web browser plugin should consider immediate deployment of patches available at Java.com for this issue. Customers using Java release 6 or earlier are highly encouraged to move to Java 7 as Oracle is no longer releasing public updates for Java 6. Our previous guidance indicated that without the availability of a patch, installing another web browser with the Java plugin disabled would have a suitable remediation effect.
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||7 Update 21 and before, 6 Update 45 and before, 5.0 Update 45 and before. For a full list of affected versions, see references below.|
This is an invalid array indexing vulnerability that exists within the native storeImageArray() function inside jre/bin/awt.dll. Any of these vulnerabilities allows for remote code execution. User interaction is required for this exploit in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
Public exploits for this vulnerability are available and it is being actively exploited in the wild by popular exploit kits.
||A patch is available, see references below for details. Due to the severity of these vulnerabilities, the public disclosure of technical details and the reported exploitation of CVE-2013-2465 "in the wild," Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply the updates provided by this Security Alert as soon as possible. |
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