Fedora 18 : java-1.7.0-openjdk-22.214.171.124-2.3.1.fc18.2 (2012-13100)
High Nessus Plugin ID 62142
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis 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)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected java-1.7.0-openjdk package.