Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Java CMM readMabCurveData code execution

javase-javab-java2d-unspecified (57346) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in the Oracle Java CMM readMabCurveData function could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. In order to exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would be need to persuade a potential victim to visit a malicious Web page.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory - March 2010 for patch, update, or suggested workaround. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA02547 SSRT100185: HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) for HP-UX, Linux, and Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code and Other Vulnerabilities.
  • IBM Support and Downloads : Fixes contained in Java SDK 5.0 Service Refresh 11 Fix Packs.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [09-20-2010]: MOAUB #20 - Java CMM readMabCurveData Stack Overflow.
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - March 2010: Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory - March 2011.
  • ZDI-10-061: Sun Java Runtime CMM readMabCurveData Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-39069: Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 'readMabCurveData()' Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0838: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java 2D component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 18, 5.0, Update, and 23 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the March 2010 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from a reliable researcher that this is a stack-based buffer overflow using an untrusted size value in the readMabCurveData function in the CMM module in the JVM.
  • OSVDB ID: 63500: Oracle Java SE / Java for Business Java 2D CMM Module readMabCurveData Function curv Object Handling Overflow
  • RHSA-2010-0130: Moderate: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2010-0337: Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2010-0338: Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2010-0339: Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update
  • RHSA-2010-0383: Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2010-0471: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite Server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • SA37255: Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39317: SUSE Update for Multiple Packages
  • SA39477: IBM Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39819: Apple Mac OS X update for Java
  • SA40545: HP Systems Insight Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40603: Oracle JRockit Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA43308: VMware vCenter / ESX Server Update for Oracle (Sun) JRE
  • SUSE-SA:2010:026: IBM Java 6 security update
  • SUSE-SA:2010:028: IBM Java 5 update
  • SUSE-SR:2010:008: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • SUSE-SR:2010:011: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-923-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.0
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.0 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.1 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2 SP2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP5
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP4
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP3
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.3 Update 1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.3
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 6.0
  • HP Systems Insight Manager
  • IBM Java 5.0
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.4.z EUS
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z Extras
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z Extras
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.2.z EUS
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.3.z EUS
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.4.z EUS
  • Sun JDK 5.0 Update23
  • Sun JDK 6 Update18
  • Sun JRE 6 Update18
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Mar 30, 2010

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