Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Sound MixerSequencer object code execution

javase-javab-mixersequencer-ce (57356) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Oracle Java SE and Java for Business could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when handling MixerSequencer objects. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted MIDI file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  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.

References:

  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA02547 SSRT100195: HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) for HP-UX, Linux, and Windows, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code and Other Vulnerabilities.
  • IBM Security alerts: Oracle Synchronized Security Releases (SSR).
  • IBM Web site: developerWorks : Java; technology : IBM developer kits : Additional documentation.
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - March 2010: Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory - March 2021.
  • Vreugdenhil Research Web site: Java midi parse vulnerabilities.
  • ZDI-10-060: Sun Java Runtime Environment MixerSequencer Invalid Array Index Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-39077: Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 'MixerSequencer' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0842: Unspecified vulnerability in the Sound component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 18, 5.0 Update 23, 1.4.2_25, and 1.3.1_27 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 an uncontrolled array index that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a MIDI file with a crafted MixerSequencer object, related to the GM_Song structure.
  • OSVDB ID: 63493: Oracle Java SE / Java for Business Sound MIDI File MixerSequencer Object GM_Song Structure Handling Overflow
  • RHSA-2010-0337: Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2010-0338: Critical: java-1.5.0-sun 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
  • RHSA-2010-0489: Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2010-0574: Critical: java-1.4.2-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2010-0586: Moderate: java-1.4.2-ibm-sap security update
  • SA37255: Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39317: SUSE Update for Multiple Packages
  • SA39819: Apple Mac OS X update for Java
  • SA40057: IBM Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40545: HP Systems Insight Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40772: IBM Java 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:2010:017: (java-1_4_2-ibm, sudo, libpng, php5, tgt, iscsitarget, aria2, pcsc-lite, tomcat5, tomcat6, lvm2, libvirt, rpm, libtiff, dovecot12)

Platforms Affected:

  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.0
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.0 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.1 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2 SP2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 4.2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP3
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP2
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP5
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 5.0 SP4
  • 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 1.4
  • IBM Java 5.0
  • IBM Java 6.0
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.4.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux for SAP
  • 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 3
  • 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
  • Sun SDK 1.3.1_27
  • Sun SDK 1.4.2_25
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Mar 30, 2010

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