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CVE-2012-3174

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

Details

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

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