Intrusion Prevention

Oracle.Java.Signature.Verification.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Oracle Java.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted class or jnlp file.

Affected Products

JDK and JRE 7 Update 17 and earlier
JDK and JRE 6 Update 43 and earlier
JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 41 and earlier
JavaFX 2.2.7 and earlier

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security checks 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