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Oracle Java JmxMBeanServer Package Sandbox Breach (CVE-2013-0422)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-007
Date Published:
Source: Security Focus Advisory 57246
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-0422
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 update 10 and prior
Vulnerability Description
Multiple sandbox breach vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle Java JmxMBeanServer.
Vulnerability Details
The first vulnerability exists in the findClass() method of the com. Successful exploitation can result in the execution of arbitrary Java code outside the sandbox. The first vulnerability is due to an access control failure in the com.sun.jmx.mbeanserver package. The second vulnerability is due to an access control failure in the invokeWithArguments() method of the java.lang.invoke.MethodHandle class. An unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing the target user to open a crafted web page.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java JmxMBeanServer Package Sandbox Breach protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation
Attack Information: Oracle Java JmxMBeanServer Package Sandbox Breach