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