CVE Database

CVE-2010-3567

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-10-12
Bugzilla: 642197: CVE-2010-3567 OpenJDK ICU Opentype layout engine crash (6963285)
IAVA: 2011-A-0066

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the 2D component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 21, and 5.0 Update 25 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the October 2010 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from a reliable downstream vendor that this is related to a calculation error in right-to-left text character counts for the ICU OpenType font rendering implementation, which triggers an out-of-bounds memory access.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3567 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0770 October 14, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0770 October 14, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2010:0768 October 13, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2010:0865 November 10, 2010

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