Intrusion Prevention

Java.Web.Start.Launcher.ActiveX.Control.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Oracle's Java Runtime Environment.
The vulnerability, which is located in the "deployJava1.dll" ActiveX control, can be exploited through misuse of a vulnerable method "launchApp". An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Java Runtime Environment 7 Update 17 and before
Java Runtime Environment 6 Update 43 and before
Java Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 41 and before

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuapr2013-1928497.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-2416