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CVE Database

CVE-2009-2672

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-08-05
Bugzilla: 512907: CVE-2009-2671 CVE-2009-2672 OpenJDK Proxy mechanism information leaks (6801071)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The proxy mechanism implementation in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15, and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, does not prevent access to browser cookies by untrusted (1) applets and (2) Java Web Start applications, which allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2672 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 August 28, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 November 12, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 August 28, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 November 12, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1662 December 11, 2009
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 January 14, 2010
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 January 14, 2010

External References

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