Check Point Advisories

Oracle Java Security Slider Feature Bypass (CVE-2013-1489)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1326
Date Published: 27 Feb 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 14 Dec 2016
Source: Oracle
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-1489
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 update 10
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 update 11
Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 update 10
Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 update 11
Vulnerability Description A security feature bypass vulnerability has been reported in Oracle Java JRE. The vulnerability occurs when a serialized class is loaded via the applet tag object attribute. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to bypass warning prompts by enticing user to open a Java applet embedded in a webpage.

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

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java Security Slider Feature Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle Java Security Slider Feature Bypass

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