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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4540

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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-11 Last Update Date : 2013-12-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowObtain Information
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-10-22 2012-11-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2012:1434: icedtea-web security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23241 unix
RHSA-2012:1434: icedtea-web security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21550 unix
RHSA-2012:1434: icedtea-web security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121434 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4540

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Icedtea-web 10

- References For CVE-2012-4540

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79894
XF icedtea-applet-bo(79894)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007960 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/07/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20121107 IcedTea-Web CVE-2012-4540
http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.2/rev/596a718be03f CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869040
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2768
DEBIAN DSA-2768
http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.1/file/d759ec560073/NEWS CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/51374
SECUNIA 51374
http://secunia.com/advisories/51220
SECUNIA 51220
http://secunia.com/advisories/51206
SECUNIA 51206
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1434.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1434
http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea-web-1.3/rev/e7970f3da5fe CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00040.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1524
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00065.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0174
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00071.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1509
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-09/msg00073.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1511
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:171
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:171
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027738
SECTRACK 1027738
http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2013-September/024750.html
MLIST [distro-pkg-dev] 20130919 IcedTea-Web 1.4.1 released!
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56434
BID 56434 IcedTea-Web CVE-2012-4540 Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-09-24
http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2012-November/020775.html
MLIST [distro-pkg-dev] 20121107 IcedTea-Web 1.1.7, 1.2.2 and 1.3.1 [security releases] released!
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1625-1
UBUNTU USN-1625-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4540

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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