Ubuntu 12.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-1693-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that OpenJDK 7's security mechanism could be
bypassed via Java applets. If a user were tricked into opening a
malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit this to perform
arbitrary code execution as the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63609 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3174