CVE-2009-3868

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-11-03
Bugzilla:
533215: CVE-2009-3868 java-1.5.0-sun, java-1.6.0-sun: Privilege escalation via crafted image file due improper color profiles parsing (6862970)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Sun Java SE in JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 22, JDK and JRE 6 before Update 17, SDK and JRE 1.3.x before 1.3.1_27, and SDK and JRE 1.4.x before 1.4.2_24 does not properly parse color profiles, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a crafted image file, aka Bug Id 6862970.

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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 Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
RHEL 5 Server for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 2009-11-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1694 2009-12-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1647 2009-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1643 2009-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1571 2009-11-10
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1571 2009-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1560 2009-11-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1643 2009-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1560 2009-11-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1643 2009-12-08
RHEL 4 AS for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 2009-11-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1694 2009-12-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1647 2009-12-08
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