Public Date:
876389: CVE-2012-4823 IBM JDK: java.lang.ClassLoder defineClass() code execution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the JRE component in IBM Java 7 SR2 and earlier, Java 6.0.1 SR3 and earlier, Java 6 SR11 and earlier, Java 5 SR14 and earlier, and Java 142 SR13 FP13 and earlier; as used in IBM Rational Host On-Demand, Rational Change, Tivoli Monitoring, Smart Analytics System 5600, Tivoli Remote Control 5.1.2, WebSphere Real Time, Lotus Notes & Domino, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, and Service Deliver Manager; and other products from other vendors such as Red Hat, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to "insecure use of the java.lang.ClassLoder defineClass() method."

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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 Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1456 2013-10-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:1466 2012-11-15
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 2013-10-23
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 2013-10-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:1466 2012-11-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2012:1467 2012-11-15
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1456 2013-10-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-ibm Affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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