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CVE-2010-0840

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-03-30
IAVA:
2011-A-0066
Bugzilla:
575846: CVE-2010-0840 OpenJDK Applet Trusted Methods Chaining Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (6904691)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 18, 5.0 Update 23, and 1.4.2_25 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the March 2010 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from a reliable researcher that this is related to improper checks when executing privileged methods in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) an untrusted object that extends the trusted class but has not modified a certain method, or (2) "a similar trust issue with interfaces," aka "Trusted Methods Chaining Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2010-0840 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 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0337 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0338 2010-04-01
RHEL 5 Server for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm-sap) RHSA-2010:0586 2010-08-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0383 2010-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0337 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0338 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0383 2010-04-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0471 2010-06-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0489 2010-06-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2010:0574 2010-07-29
RHEL 4 AS for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm-sap) RHSA-2010:0586 2010-08-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2010:0574 2010-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2010:0574 2010-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2010:0339 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0489 2010-06-17
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0471 2010-06-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 4.7.z java-1.5.0-sun 1.5.0.22-1jpp.3.el4 Fixed

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