CVE-2009-2720

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-08-11
Bugzilla:
516823: CVE-2009-2720 JDK DoS with Swing Synthcontext implementation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the javax.swing.plaf.synth.SynthContext.isSubregion method in the Swing implementation in Sun Java SE 6 before Update 15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NullPointerException in the Jemmy library) via unknown vectors.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
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-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
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