Oracle Java Font Handling Remote Code Execution Exploit

A specific flaw exists within the handling of CFF-based OpenType fonts. The issue lies in two operators that allow for reading and writing elements beyond the allocated buffers. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2013-1491
Product Version: 
2013 R1
Released Date: 
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 00:00