CVE-2009-3864

HIGH

Description

The Java Update functionality in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Sun Java SE in JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 22 and JDK and JRE 6 before Update 17, when a non-English version of Windows is used, does not retrieve available new JRE versions, which allows remote attackers to leverage vulnerabilities in older releases of this software, aka Bug Id 6869694.

References

http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u17.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00010.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/37231

http://secunia.com/advisories/37239

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-269868-1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36881

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3131

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6753

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-05

Updated: 2018-10-30

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