CVE-2009-2716

HIGH

Description

The plugin functionality in Sun Java SE 6 before Update 15 does not properly implement version selection, which allows context-dependent attackers to leverage vulnerabilities in "old zip and certificate handling" and have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

References

http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u15.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/37386

http://secunia.com/advisories/37460

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200911-02.xml

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-10

Updated: 2018-10-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:sun:java_se:*:14:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 6 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89736VMware ESX Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0002) (remote check)NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
89117VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)NessusMisc.
critical
45386VMSA-2010-0002 : VMware vCenter update release addresses multiple security issues in Java JRENessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
42870VMSA-2009-0016 : VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issues in third party components.NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
42834GLSA-200911-02 : Sun JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
40749RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2009:1200)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical