CVE-2012-5086

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-10-16
Bugzilla:
865428: CVE-2012-5086 OpenJDK: XMLDecoder sandbox restriction bypass (Beans, 7195917)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 7 and earlier, and 6 Update 35 and earlier, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Beans.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5086 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 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2012:1386 2012-10-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2012:1384 2012-10-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2012:1392 2012-10-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2012:1391 2012-10-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:1467 2012-11-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2012:1385 2012-10-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2012:1392 2012-10-18

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-1.6.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Affected

External References