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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3422: IcedTea JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3422: IcedTea JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/07/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-java-icedtea-bin

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