CVE-2010-4465

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-02-15
IAVA:
2011-A-0160, 2011-A-0173
Bugzilla:
675984: CVE-2010-4465 OpenJDK Swing timer-based security manager bypass (6907662)

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, 5.0 Update 27 and earlier, and 1.4.2_29 and earlier allows remote untrusted Java Web Start applications and untrusted Java applets to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Swing. 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 related to the lack of framework support by AWT event dispatch, and/or "clipboard access in Applets."

Find out more about CVE-2010-4465 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-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 Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0357 2011-03-16
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
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0880 2011-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0357 2011-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2011:0490 2011-05-05
RHEL 5 Server for SAP RHSA-2011:0870 2011-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2011:0490 2011-05-05
RHEL 4 AS for SAP RHSA-2011:0870 2011-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP 6 RHSA-2011:0870 2011-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2011:0357 2011-03-16
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