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A vulnerability was found in Oracle JDK 1.7.0 (Programming Tool Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java 7 before Update 11 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0422. NOTE: some parties have mapped CVE-2012-3174 to an issue involving recursive use of the Reflection API, but that issue is already covered as part of CVE-2013-0422. This identifier is for a different vulnerability whose details are not public as of 20130114.

The weakness was released 01/14/2013 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-3174 since 06/06/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

A public exploit has been developed in Ruby. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 68709 (Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : java-1.7.0-openjdk (ELSA-2013-0165)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 120799 (Oracle Java Runtime Environment Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 1.7.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (68709). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 7313 and 7521.







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 68709
Nessus Name: Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : java-1.7.0-openjdk (ELSA-2013-0165)
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OpenVAS ID: 881557
OpenVAS Name: CentOS Update for java CESA-2013:0165 centos5
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: JDK 1.7.0


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Advisory: RHSA-2013:0165
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-3174 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 38073 - Oracle Java 7 before Update 11 Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 57246 - Oracle Java Runtime Environment CVE-2013-0422 Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/21/2021 04:29 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (70), 04/23/2017 02:26 PM (8), 12/21/2021 04:13 PM (3), 12/21/2021 04:21 PM (1), 12/21/2021 04:29 PM (2)
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