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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2671

Original release date: 08/05/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012


The SOCKS proxy implementation in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15, and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, allows remote attackers to discover the username of the account that invoked an untrusted (1) applet or (2) Java Web Start application via unspecified vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2009-096303.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:209
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1200
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125136-16-1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37300
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8337
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8329
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u15.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11115
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-03-1
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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:016
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36176
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1199
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36180
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:043
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:053
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37386
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36248
External Source: BID
Name: 35943
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090250
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/ReleaseNotes.html#150_20
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022659
External Source: XF
Name: sun-jre-socks-info-disclosure(52336)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1201
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36162
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8259
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 263409
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2543
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02476
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-294A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36199

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11115
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8259
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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