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Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Policy Bypass (CVE-2011-3544)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-092
Date Published: 19 Mar 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 9 Aug 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-3544
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A policy bypass vulnerability has been reported in Oracle Java SE. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way the Java Applet handles Rhino JavaScript errors. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web-page or File. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged on user.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to open files containing malicious JavaScript code.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Policy Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle Java Applet Rhino script engine policy Bypass

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