CVE-2010-0838

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Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-03-30
IAVA:
2011-A-0066
Bugzilla:
575808: CVE-2010-0838 OpenJDK CMM readMabCurveData Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (6899653)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java 2D component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 18, 5.0, Update, and 23 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the March 2010 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from a reliable researcher that this is a stack-based buffer overflow using an untrusted size value in the readMabCurveData function in the CMM module in the JVM.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0838 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0338 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0383 2010-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0130 2010-03-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0337 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0338 2010-04-01
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0471 2010-06-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2010:0337 2010-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0130 2010-03-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0383 2010-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2010:0339 2010-04-01
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0471 2010-06-14
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