CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2011-01-18
CWE: CWE-393->CWE-305
Bugzilla: 663680: CVE-2010-4351 IcedTea jnlp security manager bypass


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JNLP SecurityManager in IcedTea ( 1.7 before 1.7.7, 1.8 before 1.8.4, and 1.9 before 1.9.4 for Java OpenJDK returns from the checkPermission method instead of throwing an exception in certain circumstances, which might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass the intended security policy by creating instances of ClassLoader.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4351 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 version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2011:0176 January 25, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative project for reporting this issue. The original issue reporter wishes to stay anonymous.

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