Fedora 18 : java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.6-2.3.1.fc18.2 (2012-13100)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update is fixing recent important security impact. A Common
Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed
severity rating, is available from the CVE.

It was discovered that the Beans component in OpenJDK did not perform
permission checks properly. An untrusted Java application or applet
could use this flaw to use classes from restricted packages, allowing
it to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-4681)

http://blog.fuseyism.com/index.php/2012/08/31/security-icedtea6-1-10-9
-1-11-4-icedtea-2-3-2-released/

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?01bc4bcb
http://www.nessus.org/u?73d3dba5

Solution :

Update the affected java-1.7.0-openjdk package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62142 ()

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