Oracle Java SE JDK and JRE Scripting Rhino Javascript error code execution

oracle-jre-scripting-unspecified (70849) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Oracle Java SE JDK and JRE within the Java Runtime Environment component could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the improper handling of Rhino Javascript errors. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8.3
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1609022: Vulnerabilities in AppScan Standard.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-30-2011]: Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution.
  • Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011: Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2011.
  • ZDI-11-305: Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-305: Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-305: Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-305: Oracle Java Applet Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-50218: Oracle Java SE Rhino Script Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-3544: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment component in Oracle Java SE JDK and JRE 7 and 6 Update 27 and earlier allows remote untrusted Java Web Start applications and untrusted Java applets to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Scripting.
  • DSA-2356: openjdk-6 -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-2358: openjdk-6 -- several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 76500: Oracle Java SE / JRE Rhino Javascript Error Parsing Input Sanitation Weakness Remote Code Execution
  • RHSA-2011-1380: Critical: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update
  • RHSA-2011-1384: Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2012-0034: Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2013-1455: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • SA46512: Oracle Java SE Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA46521: Oracle JRockit Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA53217: IBM Security AppScan Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA53219: IBM Security AppScan Java Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Security AppScan 7.8 Standard
  • IBM Security AppScan 7.9 Standard
  • IBM Security AppScan 8.0 Standard
  • IBM Security AppScan 8.5 Standard
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.1.z
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update25
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update27
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update26
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update24
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update23
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update22
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update21
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update20
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update19
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update18
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update17
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update16
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update15
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update14
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update13
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update12
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update11
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update10
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update7
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update6
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update5
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update3
  • Sun JDK 1.7.0
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update15
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update14
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update13
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update12
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update11
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update10
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update7
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update6
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update5
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update3
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update25
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update16
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update26
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update27
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update24
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update23
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update22
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update21
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update20
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update19
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update18
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update17
  • Sun JRE 1.7.0

Reported:

Oct 18, 2011

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