Fedora 18 : java-1.7.0-openjdk- (2012-13100)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62142


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)


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: High

ID: 62142

File Name: fedora_2012-13100.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/18

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:java-1.7.0-openjdk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/01

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2012-13100