CVE-2009-2716

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-08-11
Bugzilla:
516812: CVE-2009-2716 JDK improper version selection

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The plugin functionality in Sun Java SE 6 before Update 15 does not properly implement version selection, which allows context-dependent attackers to leverage vulnerabilities in "old zip and certificate handling" and have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2716 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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