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513220: CVE-2009-2476 OpenJDK OpenType checks can be bypassed (6736293)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Java Management Extensions (JMX) implementation in Sun Java SE 6 before Update 15, and OpenJDK, does not properly enforce OpenType checks, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging finalizer resurrection to obtain a reference to a privileged object.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2476 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
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