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Madison Information Security Group Message Board › CVE-2012-4681 - Java, SecurityManager bypass

CVE-2012-4681 - Java, SecurityManager bypass

Marcin A.
Group Organizer
Chicago, IL
Post #: 5­
Oracle does unlikely to rush a CPU

From CERT:

By convincing a user to visit a specially crafted HTML document, a remote attacker may
be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem. Please consider the following workarounds:
Disable the Java plug-in

The issues is exploited in the wild, and there is a Metasploit module.

Oracle released a patch ahead of their scheduled CPU release. However, as it turns out, the patch introduces
another vulnerability.
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