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Windows 7: Java malware 'was signed with certificates stolen from security vendor


05 Mar 2013   #1

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Java malware 'was signed with certificates stolen from security vendor

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Malware used in a zero-day Java exploit was signed with certificates stolen from a security firm, researchers have found.

The editions of Java targeted by the malware, Java 6 Update 41 and Java 7 Update 15 were released 10 days ago. However, researchers at security firms FireEye and CyberESI have already discovered an attack — known as CVE-2013-1493 — that successfully exploits the two editions of Java, and have informed Oracle of its existence.

Although the exploit in most cases causes a Java virtual machine to crash before executing, if it is successful, it will install a trojan, according to FireEye.
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05 Mar 2013   #2

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I get the feeling that nobody is trying to steal anything from anybody. They are just trying to put the big hurt on Oracle.
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05 Mar 2013   #3

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Maybe there's a disgruntled Sun Microsystems employee (who wasn't picked up by Oracle) lurking in the shadows.
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05 Mar 2013   #4

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Oracle released a patch for CVE-2013-1493 yesterday, update to 7u17 & 6u43.

Security Alert CVE-2013-1493
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05 Mar 2013   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Maybe there's a disgruntled Sun Microsystems employee (who wasn't picked up by Oracle) lurking in the shadows.
Smells like that to me.
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