Oracle JRE up to 1.6.0 unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Oracle JRE up to 1.6.0 (Programming Language Software). The impact remains unknown. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 7 and earlier, 6 Update 35 and earlier, 5.0 Update 36 and earlier, and 1.4.2_38 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to have an unspecified impact via unknown vectors related to Networking. NOTE: the Oracle CPU states that this issue has a 0.0 CVSS score. If so, then this is not a vulnerability and this issue should not be included in CVE.

The weakness was shared 10/16/2012 with Oracle (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-5085 since 09/22/2012. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/19/2021). 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 65202 (RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2013:0624)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350611 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for java-1.6.0-openjdk: ALAS-2012-136).

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 (79438) and Tenable (65202). The entries 7529, 7558, 8581 and 8582 are related to this item.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 65202
Nessus Name: RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2013:0624)
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OpenVAS ID: 881526
OpenVAS Name: CentOS Update for java CESA-2012:1384 centos6
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09/22/2012 🔍
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Advisory: RHSA-2013:0624
Organization: Oracle
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-5085 (🔍)

X-Force: 79438
Vulnerability Center: 36966 - [javacpuoct2012-1515924] Oracle JRE in Java SE Unspecified Remote Vulnerability Related to Networking - CVE-2012-5085, Info
SecurityFocus: 57686 - Oracle Java SE CVE-2013-1478 Remote Java Runtime Environment Vulnerability
Secunia: 51028

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/19/2021 11:42 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (66), 04/20/2017 02:00 PM (8), 12/19/2021 11:34 AM (3), 12/19/2021 11:42 AM (2)
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