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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1099

Original release date: 03/25/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer signedness error in Java SE Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 17 and earlier, and 6 Update 12 and earlier, allows remote attackers to access files or execute arbitrary code via crafted glyph descriptions in a Type1 font, which bypasses a signed comparison and triggers a buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02429
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090326 Sun Java Runtine Environment (JRE) Type1 Font Parsing Integer Signedness Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35255
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02429
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34495
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 254571
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37386
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34496
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0394
External Source: MISC
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-118669-19-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2009-091332.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5726
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:029
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0392
External Source: BID
Name: 34240
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:016
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1426
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-109.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:011
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35776
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35416
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36185
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1038
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:036
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35156
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021913
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35223
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1198
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-108.htm
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090058

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5726
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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