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ESB-2012.0840 - ALERT [RedHat] java-1.7.0-oracle: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 05 September 2012
References: ESB-2012.0819  ASB-2012.0120  ESB-2012.0838  ESB-2012.0839  ESB-2012.1004  ESB-2012.1007.2  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0840
                Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update
                             5 September 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           java-1.7.0-oracle
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-4681 CVE-2012-3136 CVE-2012-1682
                   CVE-2012-0547  

Reference:         ASB-2012.0120
                   ESB-2012.0839
                   ESB-2012.0838
                   ESB-2012.0819

Original Bulletin: 
   https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1225.html

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1225-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1225.html
Issue date:        2012-09-04
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-0547 CVE-2012-1682 CVE-2012-3136 
                   CVE-2012-4681 
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1. Summary:

Updated java-1.7.0-oracle packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

The Oracle Java 7 release includes the Oracle Java 7 Runtime Environment
and the Oracle Java 7 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java 7 Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java 7 Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Security
Alert page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-4681,
CVE-2012-1682, CVE-2012-3136, CVE-2012-0547)

Red Hat is aware that a public exploit for CVE-2012-4681 is available that
executes code without user interaction when a user visits a malicious web
page using a browser with the Oracle Java 7 web browser plug-in enabled.

All users of java-1.7.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 7 Update 7 and resolve these issues.
All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

852051 - CVE-2012-4681 OpenJDK: beans insufficient permission checks, Java 7 0day (beans, 7162473)
853097 - CVE-2012-1682 OpenJDK: beans ClassFinder insufficient permission checks (beans, 7162476)
853138 - CVE-2012-3136 OpenJDK: beans MethodElementHandler insufficient permission checks (beans, 7194567)
853228 - CVE-2012-0547 OpenJDK: AWT hardening fixes (AWT, 7163201)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6):

x86_64:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.7.0-oracle-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-devel-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
java-1.7.0-oracle-src-1.7.0.7-1jpp.5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0547.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1682.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-3136.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4681.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2012-4681-1835715.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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