Fedora 16 : java-1.7.0-openjdk- (2012-13138)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61761


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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) Updated to latest IcedTea7 2.3 based on latest build of OpenJDK u6.


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.


Update the affected java-1.7.0-openjdk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61761

File Name: fedora_2012-13138.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/04

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:java-1.7.0-openjdk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/01

Reference Information

BID: 55213

FEDORA: 2012-13138