Check Point Advisories

Oracle Java AtomicReferenceArray Sandbox Breach Code Execution - Ver2 (CVE-2012-0507)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-2364
Date Published: 28 Dec 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 Jul 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-0507
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability has been reported in Oracle Java SE. The vulnerability is due to a design flaw in the implementation of the AtomicReferenceArray class in Java SE. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted Java application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java AtomicReferenceArray Sandbox Breach Code Execution - Ver2 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 AtomicReferenceArray Sandbox Breach Code Execution - Ver2

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