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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3423

The IcedTea-Web plugin before 1.2.1 does not properly handle NPVariant NPStrings without NUL terminators, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), obtain sensitive information from memory, or execute arbitrary code via a crafted Java applet.
Publish Date : 2012-08-07 Last Update Date : 2014-10-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-07-13 2012-07-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1132 -- icedtea-web security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27832 unix
ELSA-2012:1132: icedtea-web security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23722 unix
RHSA-2012:1132: icedtea-web security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121132 unix
RHSA-2012:1132: icedtea-web security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21045 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0851-1 -- Security update for icedtea-web oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25800 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1174-1 -- Security update for icedtea-web oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25661 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-2012-3423

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Icedtea-web 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Icedtea-web 3

- References For CVE-2012-3423 CONFIRM CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0981
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0982
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0851
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:1174
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0893
GENTOO GLSA-201406-32
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1132
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0966

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3423

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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