2009-3864 | Sun JRE/JDK memory corruption (BID-36881 / XFDB-54123)
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A vulnerability was found in Sun JRE and JDK (Programming Language Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 11/05/2009 by Peter Vreugdenhil (regenrecht) with iDEFENSE (Website). The advisory is shared at vupen.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-3864 since 11/05/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.
A public exploit has been developed in Java. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at securityfocus.com. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42857 (SuSE 11 Security Update : Sun Java 1.6.0 (SAT Patch Number 1542)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 116678 (Sun Java JDK and JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities).
Upgrading to version 1.6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6
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Class: Memory corruption
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Vulnerability Center: 24134 – Sun JDK and JRE Java Update Vulnerability Allows Exploiting of Vulnerabilities in Older Releases, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36881 – Sun Java SE November 2009 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
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