Oracle JRE up to 1.6.0 information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Oracle JRE up to 1.6.0 (Programming Language Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was released 02/15/2012 with Oracle as RHSA-2012:0135 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2012-0506 since 01/11/2012. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/30/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 69650 (Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2012-43)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 185006 (HP-UX Running Java Remote Unauthorized Access Vulnerability (HPSBUX02784)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (75212), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34529) and Tenable (69650). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 5000, 5200, 7354 and 60232.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 69650
Nessus Name: Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2012-43)
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OpenVAS ID: 71148
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2420-1 (openjdk-6)
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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01/11/2012 🔍
02/14/2012 +34 days 🔍
02/15/2012 +1 days 🔍
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02/21/2012 +6 days 🔍
03/28/2012 +36 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1090 days 🔍
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Advisory: RHSA-2012:0135
Organization: Oracle
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-0506 (🔍)

X-Force: 75212
Vulnerability Center: 34529 - [javacpufeb2012-366318] Oracle JRE Unspecified Vulnerability via Untrusted Java Web Start and Java Applets (CORBA), Medium
SecurityFocus: 52014 - Oracle Java SE CVE-2012-0506 Remote Java Runtime Environment Vulnerability
Secunia: 48589 - HP-UX update for Java, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/30/2021 08:08 AM
Changes: (2) advisory_identifier source_nessus_risk
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