|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1864|
|Date Published:||5 Jun 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Oracle Java. The vulnerability is due to the font parsing code failing to validate the data TrueType (TTF) font file. Successful exploitation would cause memory corruption that may lead to arbitrary code execution in the security context of the logged in user, or terminate the application resulting in a denial of service condition.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Oracle Java Font Parsing mort Table Ligature Subtable buffer overflow