CVE-2009-2675

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-08-05
Bugzilla:
512920: CVE-2009-2675 Java Web Start Buffer unpack200 processing integer overflow (6830335)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the unpack200 utility in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15, and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, allows context-dependent attackers to gain privileges via unspecified length fields in the header of a Pack200-compressed JAR file, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow during decompression.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2675 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1662 2009-12-11
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06