CVE-2012-3174

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-01-13
Bugzilla:
894934: CVE-2012-3174 OpenJDK: MethodHandles incorrect permission checks (Libraries, 8004933)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java 7 before Update 11 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0422. NOTE: some parties have mapped CVE-2012-3174 to an issue involving recursive use of the Reflection API, but that issue is already covered as part of CVE-2013-0422. This identifier is for a different vulnerability whose details are not public as of 20130114.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3174 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0165 2013-01-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0156 2013-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0156 2013-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0626 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0626 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0165 2013-01-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.5.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Not affected