CVE-2010-4450

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Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-02-15
IAVA:
2011-A-0160, 2011-A-0173
Bugzilla:
676026: CVE-2010-4450 OpenJDK Launcher incorrect processing of empty library path entries (6983554)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 23 and earlier for Solaris and Linux; 5.0 Update 27 and earlier for Solaris and Linux; and 1.4.2_29 and earlier for Solaris and Linux allows local standalone applications to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Launcher. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the February 2011 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from a downstream vendor that this issue is an untrusted search path vulnerability involving an empty LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4450 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
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-2011:0281 2011-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2011:0282 2011-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0364 2011-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0364 2011-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2011:0281 2011-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2011:0282 2011-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0364 2011-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2011:0282 2011-02-17
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