Security Vulnerability CVE-2015-0383 in Oracle JDK
Supported versions that are affected are Java SE 5.0u75, Java SE 6u85, Java SE 7u72, Java SE 8u25, Java SE Embedded 7u71, Java SE Embedded 8u6, JRockit R27.8.4 and JRockit R28.3.4. Difficult to exploit vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized Operating System hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) as well as update, insert or delete access to some Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit accessible data. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service.