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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1097

Original release date: 03/25/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012


Multiple buffer overflows in Java SE Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 12 and earlier allow remote attackers to access files or execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted PNG image that triggers an integer overflow during memory allocation for display on the splash screen, aka CR 6804996; and (2) a crafted GIF image from which unspecified values are used in calculation of offsets, leading to object-pointer corruption, aka CR 6804997.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: SUNALERT
Name: 254571
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1769
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02429
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1198
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021913
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2009-091332.html
External Source: BID
Name: 34240
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: XF
Name: jre-gif-file-bo(49475)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-748-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11241
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:016
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6288
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1426
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-108.htm
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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:162
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090326 Sun Java Web Start (JWS ) PNG Decoding Integer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0377
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0392
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:036
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:029
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1038
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:137
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090326 Sun Java Runtine Environment (JRE) GIF Decoding Heap Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090058

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11241
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6288
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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