Oracle Java SE Java Runtime Environment JAXP denial of service

javase-jaxp-dos (76248) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to Java Runtime Environment JAXP could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a partial availability impact using unknown attack vectors.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • Apple KB HT5319: About the security content of Java for OS X 2012-004 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9.
  • Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012: Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012.
  • VMSA-2012-0013: VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries.
  • BID-53958: Oracle Java SE CVE-2012-1724 Remote Java Runtime Environment Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-1724: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 update 4 and earlier, and 6 update 32 and earlier, allows remote attackers to affect availability, related to JAXP.
  • DSA-2507: openjdk-6 -- several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 82883: Oracle Java SE / JRE JAXP Sub-component Unspecified Remote DoS
  • RHSA-2012-0729: Critical: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update
  • RHSA-2012-0730: Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update
  • RHSA-2012-0734: Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2012-1009: Important: java-1.7.0-openjdk security and bug fix update
  • RHSA-2012-1019: Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update
  • SA49472: Oracle Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA49522: uCosminexus Products Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SA49542: Apple Mac OS X update for Java
  • SA50479: VMware vCenter / ESX / Update Manager Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51379: IBM Security AppScan Source Java Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update26
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update27
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update29
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update30
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update31
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update22
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update23
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update24
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update25
  • Oracle JDK 1.1.6.0 Update32
  • Oracle JDK 1.7.0 Update2
  • Oracle JDK 1.7.0
  • Oracle JDK 1.7.0 Update1
  • Oracle JDK 1.7.0 Update4
  • Oracle JDK 1.7.0 Update3
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update25
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update31
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update30
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update29
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update22
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update26
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update32
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update24
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update23
  • Oracle JRE 1.1.6.0 Update27
  • Oracle JRE 1.7.0 Update3
  • Oracle JRE 1.7.0 Update4
  • Oracle JRE 1.7.0 Update2
  • Oracle JRE 1.7.0 Update1
  • Oracle JRE 1.7.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • 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 Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update3
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update5
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update6
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update7
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update10
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update11
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update12
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update13
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update14
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update15
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update16
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update17
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update1b06
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update18
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update19
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update20
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update21
  • Sun JDK 1.1.6.0 Update20 X64
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update20
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update21
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update3
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update5
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update6
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update7
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update10
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update11
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update12
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update13
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update14
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update15
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update16
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update17
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update18
  • Sun JRE 1.1.6.0 Update19
  • VMware ESX Server 4.0
  • VMware vCenter Server 4.1

Reported:

Jun 12, 2012

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