IBM Java defineClass() code execution

ibm-java-defineclass-code-execution (78767) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

IBM Java could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by insecure use of the java.lang.ClassLoder defineClass() method. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site containing a specially-crafted applet, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass sandbox restrictions and execute arbitrary Java code.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM developerWorks: IBM Security Update November 2012.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1615705: Rational Host On-Demand clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1615800: Rational Change client side deployments affected by vulnerabilities if IBM JRE is installed by end user (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616490: IBM Tivoli Monitoring clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE excuted under a security manager.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616546: IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616594: Tivoli Remote Control 5.1.2 clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616616: IBM WebSphere Real Time clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616617: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616652: IBM Lotus Notes & Domino affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1616708: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1621154: IBM Service Deliver Manager clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823).
  • BID-55495: IBM Java Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-4823: Unspecified vulnerability in the JRE component in IBM Java 7 SR2 and earlier, Java 6.0.1 SR3 and earlier, Java 6 SR11 and earlier, Java 5 SR14 and earlier, and Java 142 SR13 FP13 and earlier; as used in IBM Rational Host On-Demand, Rational Change, Tivoli Monitoring, Smart Analytics System 5600, Tivoli Remote Control 5.1.2, WebSphere Real Time, Lotus Notes & Domino, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, and Service Deliver Manager; and other products from other vendors such as Red Hat, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to insecure use of the java.lang.ClassLoder defineClass() method.
  • OSVDB ID: 87301: IBM Java java.lang.ClassLoder defineClass() Method Sandbox Bypass Arbitrary Code Execution
  • RHSA-2012-1466: Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2012-1467: Critical: java-1.7.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2013-1455: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • RHSA-2013-1456: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • SA51244: IBM Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51247: IBM WebSphere Real Time Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51277: IBM Lotus Notes / Lotus Domino Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51278: IBM Tivoli Management Framework Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51634: IBM OS/400 Java Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Java SDK 6.0
  • IBM Java SDK 7.0
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.0
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5
  • IBM OS 400 5.1
  • IBM OS 400 6.x
  • IBM Rational Change 5.2.0.7
  • IBM Rational Change 5.3.0.4
  • IBM Rational Host On-Demand 11.0
  • IBM Service Delivery Manager 7.2.1
  • IBM Service Delivery Manager 7.2.2
  • IBM Service Delivery Manager 7.2.4
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 9.7
  • IBM Tivoli Management Framework 4.1
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2.1
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2.2
  • IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2.3
  • IBM Tivoli Remote Control 5.1.2
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1
  • IBM WebSphere Real Time 2.0
  • IBM WebSphere Real Time 3.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 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

Reported:

Nov 13, 2012

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