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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3422

Original release date: 08/07/2012
Last revised: 08/21/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The getFirstInTableInstance function in the IcedTea-Web plugin before 1.2.1 returns an uninitialized pointer when the instance_to_id_map hash is empty, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page, which causes an uninitialized memory location to be read.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0893
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0982
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1132
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0851
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1521-1
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=840592
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0966
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0826
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:1174
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.2/file/icedtea-web-1.2.1/NEWS
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0981
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50089
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:0979

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