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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2674

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


Integer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG image that is not properly handled during display to a splash screen, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:043
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 263428
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-050/
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:053
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36248
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1200
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-294A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125136-16-1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2009-096303.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37300
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:209
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-03-1
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090250
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10073
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36176
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8329
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8337
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37386
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36162
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1201
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36180
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:016
External Source: XF
Name: sun-jre-jpeg-bo(52339)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8073
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2543
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10073
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8073
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)