An off-by-one heap-based buffer overflow was found in IcedTeaScriptableJavaObject::invoke function. This problem was discovered in Oct 2012 and was assigned CVE-2012-4540. For more detailed description, refer to bug 869040 comment 5.
The patch for this issue was applied to 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 IcedTea-Web branches, see bug 869040 comment 10. However, the fix did not get applied to head. Version 1.4 released in May 2013 did not include the fix and is affected by the issue.
A new CVE id CVE-2013-4349 was assigned for the missing fix in 1.4.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of icedtea-web as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The CVE-2012-4540 issue was previously corrected via RHSA-2012:1434.
Issue is now fixed in 1.4.1 and also corrected in head (for future 1.5 branch):
Created icedtea-web tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1008511]
IcedTea-Web 1.4.1 release announcement:
icedtea-web-1.4.1-0.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
icedtea-web-1.4.1-0.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
icedtea-web-1.4.1-0.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Note this CVE id was rejected by Mitre.