Oracle Java SE 7 <= Update 6 Code Execution

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6554

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a programming platform that is affected by a code execution vulnerability.

Description

This version of Oracle (formerly Sun) Java SE or Java for Business installed on the remote host is 7 Update 6 or earlier and is, therefore, potentially affected by an unspecified code execution vulnerability. Note that this vulnerability is currently being exploited in the wild.

Solution

Upgrade to JDK / JRE 7 Update 7 or later, and remove, if necessary, any affected versions.

See Also

http://blog.fireeye.com/research/2012/08/zero-day-season-is-not-over-yet.html

http://www.deependresearch.org/2012/08/java-7-0-day-vulnerability-information.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6554

File Name: 6554.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/08/27

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 61681

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:java_se

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/27

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Java 7 Applet Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0547, CVE-2012-1682, CVE-2012-3136, CVE-2012-4681

BID: 55213, 55336, 55337, 55339

OSVDB: 84867, 84980, 84981, 84982