Public Date:
718164: CVE-2011-2513 icedtea, icedtea-web: home directory path disclosure to untrusted applications

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP) implementation in IcedTea6 1.9.x before 1.9.9 and before 1.8.9, and IcedTea-Web 1.1.x before 1.1.1 and before 1.0.4, allows remote attackers to obtain the username and full path of the home and cache directories by accessing properties of the ClassLoader.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2513 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (icedtea-web) RHSA-2011:1100 2011-07-27

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected