CVE-2010-4469

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-02-15
IAVA:
2011-A-0160, 2011-A-0173
Bugzilla:
675958: CVE-2010-4469 OpenJDK Hotspot verifier heap corruption (6878713)

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 HotSpot. 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 heap corruption related to the Verifier and "backward jsrs."

Find out more about CVE-2010-4469 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 (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2011:0282 2011-02-17
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
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