Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2013

Number: AV13-019
Date: 16 April 2013


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the following critical update released for Oracle Java SE.


Oracle released a critical patch update vulnerabilities affecting Oracle Java SE. This Critical Patch Update contains 42 new security fixes, 39 of which are related to vulnerabilities that may be remotely exploitable without authentication.

Affected Product:

CVE Reference: CVE-2013-2383, CVE-2013-2384, CVE-2013-1569, CVE-2013-2434, CVE-2013-2432, CVE-2013-2420, CVE-2013-1491, CVE-2013-1558, CVE-2013-2440, CVE-2013-2435, CVE-2013-2431, CVE-2013-2425, CVE-2013-1518, CVE-2013-2414, CVE-2013-2428, CVE-2013-2427, CVE-2013-2422, CVE-2013-1537, CVE-2013-1557, CVE-2013-2421, CVE-2013-0402, CVE-2013-2426, CVE-2013-2436, CVE-2013-1488, CVE-2013-2394, CVE-2013-2430, CVE-2013-2429, CVE-2013-1563, CVE-2013-2439, CVE-2013-0401, CVE-2013-2419, CVE-2013-2424, CVE-2013-1561, CVE-2013-1564, CVE-2013-2438, CVE-2013-2417, CVE-2013-2418, CVE-2013-2416, CVE-2013-2433, CVE-2013-1540, CVE-2013-2423, CVE-2013-2415

Suggested action

Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply the fixes as soon as possible.

CCIRC recommends that system administrators identify their affected assets and potential interdependencies with their organization's critical services, and follow their patch management process accordingly.


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