Vulnerability Details

Sun Java JDK/JRE JPEG Images Integer Overflow Vulnerability - Aug09

Published: 2009-08-20 07:27:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Executable

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to gain sensitive information, and can cause Denial of Service in the context of the affected system.

Affected Versions:
Sun Java JDK/JRE version 6 before Update 15.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exist: - Integer overflow occurs in JRE while vectors involving an untrusted Java Web Start application that grants permissions to itself, related to parsing of JPEG images. - Error in the Java Management Extensions (JMX) implementation which does not properly enforce OpenType checks. - Error in encoder which grants read access to private variables with unspecified names via an untrusted applet or application. - The plugin functionality does not properly implement version selection, which can be exploited by 'old zip and certificate handling' via unknown vectors. - Unspecified error in the 'javax.swing.plaf.synth.SynthContext.isSubregion' method in the Swing implementation which causes NullPointerException via unknown vectors. - Error in Java Web Start implementation which causes NullPointerException via a crafted '.jnlp' file.

Summary:
This host is installed with Sun Java JDK/JRE and is prone to Integer Overflow vulnerability.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to JDK/JRE version 6 Update 15.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2674
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2476
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2690
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2716
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2719
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2720

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35942

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/36159
http://secunia.com/advisories/36162
http://secunia.com/advisories/36176
http://secunia.com/advisories/36180
http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u15.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-050/
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-263428-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125136-16-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125139-16-1

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-08-20
Modified
2018-12-03
Category
General

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