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516820: CVE-2009-2719 JDK DoS with crafted .jnlp file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Java Web Start implementation in Sun Java SE 6 before Update 15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NullPointerException) via a crafted .jnlp file, as demonstrated by the jnlp_file/appletDesc/index.html#misc test in the Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) for the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP).

Find out more about CVE-2009-2719 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:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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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