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Vulnerability of Oracle GlassFish, Sun Java System AS: denial of service via CORBA

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability of CORBA, in order to create a denial of service in Oracle GlassFish and Sun Java System Application Server.
Impacted systems: Oracle GlassFish Server, Sun AS.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/10/2012.
Références of this alert: BID-56073, cpuoct2012, CVE-2012-3155, VIGILANCE-VUL-12077.

Description of the vulnerability 

The CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) standard can be used by one application to use features of another application.

An attacker can use a vulnerability of CORBA, in order to create a denial of service in Oracle GlassFish and Sun Java System Application Server.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as Oracle GlassFish Server, Sun AS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Oracle GlassFish, Sun Java System AS: CPU of October 2012.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1475188.1
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