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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 63609
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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.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1693-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 63609

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1693-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/17/2013

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-cacao, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-lib, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-zero, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2013

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Java Applet JMX Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3174, CVE-2013-0422

USN: 1693-1