CVE-2009-1099

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Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-03-23
Bugzilla:
492302: CVE-2009-1099 OpenJDK: Type1 font processing buffer overflow vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer signedness error in Java SE Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 17 and earlier, and 6 Update 12 and earlier, allows remote attackers to access files or execute arbitrary code via crafted glyph descriptions in a Type1 font, which bypasses a signed comparison and triggers a buffer overflow.

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CVSS v2 metrics

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 AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1038 2009-05-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1038 2009-05-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1198 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0392 2009-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0394 2009-03-26
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 Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1198 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0394 2009-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0392 2009-03-26
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