CVE-2009-3881

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-11-03
Bugzilla:
530173: CVE-2009-3881 OpenJDK resurrected classloaders can still have children (6636650)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Sun Java SE 5.0 before Update 22 and 6 before Update 17, and OpenJDK, does not prevent the existence of children of a resurrected ClassLoader, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to an "information leak vulnerability," aka Bug Id 6636650.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3881 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 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1584 2009-11-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1571 2009-11-10
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 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-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1560 2009-11-09
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