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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4540

Original release date: 11/11/2012
Last revised: 10/11/2015


Off-by-one error in the invoke function in IcedTeaScriptablePluginObject.cc in IcedTea-Web 1.1.x before 1.1.7, 1.2.x before 1.2.2, 1.3.x before 1.3.1, and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (crash), or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted webpage that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to an error message and a "triggering event attached to applet." NOTE: the 1.4.x versions were originally associated with CVE-2013-4349, but that entry has been MERGED with this one.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
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-2013:1509
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2015:1595
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007960
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1625-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:171
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121107 IcedTea-Web CVE-2012-4540
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027738
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869040
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201406-32
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1524
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.2/rev/596a718be03f
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.3/rev/e7970f3da5fe
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.1/file/d759ec560073/NEWS
External Source: BID
Name: 62426
External Source: MLIST
Name: [distro-pkg-dev] 20130919 IcedTea-Web 1.4.1 released!
External Source: XF
Name: icedtea-applet-bo(79894)
External Source: BID
Name: 56434
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1434
External Source: MLIST
Name: [distro-pkg-dev] 20121107 IcedTea-Web 1.1.7, 1.2.2 and 1.3.1 [security releases] released!
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0174
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1511
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2768

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