CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-02-14
Bugzilla: 789301: CVE-2012-0497 OpenJDK: insufficient checking of the graphics rendering object (2D, 7112642)
IAVA: 2012-A-0147


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 2 and earlier, and 6 Update 30 and earlier, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0497 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:0514 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:0514 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2012:0322 February 21, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2012:0135 February 14, 2012
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 October 23, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 October 23, 2013

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