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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2426

Original release date: 05/17/2006
Last revised: 09/11/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5.0_6 and earlier, JDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier, and SDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by using the Font.createFont function to create temporary files of arbitrary size in the %temp% directory.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 909
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34632
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34675
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34495
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-748-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0392
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.illegalaccess.org/exploit/FullDiskApplet.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0394
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-fontcreatefont-dos(26493)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060514 JDK 1.4.2_11, 1.5.0_06, unsigned applets consuming all free harddisk space
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25561
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:137
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20132
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 17981
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1769
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:162
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34489
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-108.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20457
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0377
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10609
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34496
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1824
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-109.htm

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10609
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.5.0:update6
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update6
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.5.0_6

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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