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Oracle Java SE GSUB ReqFeatureIndex Buffer Overflow - ver 2 (CVE-2013-5907)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1148
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: Oracle
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-5907
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 5 Update 55 and prior
Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 6 Update 65 and prior
Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 Update 45 and prior
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5 Update 55 and prior
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 65 and prior
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 Update 45 and prior
Oracle JRockit R27.7.7
Oracle JRockit R28.2.9
Vulnerability Description
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Oracle Java. The vulnerability is due to invalid processing of the ReqFeatureIndex entry in the GSUB table. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to visit a webpage containing a maliciously crafted Java applet. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the currently logged in user.

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java SE GSUB ReqFeatureIndex Buffer Overflow - ver 2 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 SE GSUB ReqFeatureIndex Buffer Overflow - ver 2