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CVE-2009-2674

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-08-05
Bugzilla: 512915: CVE-2009-2674 Java Web Start Buffer JPEG processing integer overflow (6823373)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG image that is not properly handled during display to a splash screen, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2674 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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-1.6.0-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 5.3 (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

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