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513222: CVE-2009-2689 OpenJDK JDK13Services grants unnecessary privileges (6777448)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

JDK13Services.getProviders in Sun Java SE 5.0 before Update 20 and 6 before Update 15, and OpenJDK, grants full privileges to instances of unspecified object types, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via an untrusted (1) applet or (2) application.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2689 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
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 Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
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