|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-380|
|Date Published:||28 Oct 2012|
|Last Updated:||10 Oct 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||An input validation error vulnerability has been reported in Oracle Java Runtime (JRE). The vulnerability is due to a type confusion error. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page containing a Java applet or running a Java Archive (JAR) file. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to run the Java code out of the sandbox in the context of the currently logged in user.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious JAR files over HTTP.
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Oracle Java Runtime Bytecode Verifier cache code execution