CVE-2009-2670

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-08-05
Bugzilla:
512896: CVE-2009-2670 OpenJDK Untrusted applet System properties access (6738524)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The audio system in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15, and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, does not prevent access to java.lang.System properties by (1) untrusted applets and (2) Java Web Start applications, which allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading these properties.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2670 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 Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 2009-08-06
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-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06

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