2009-3886 | Sun JRE Remote Code Execution (Bug 532914 / BID-36881)
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The weakness was disclosed 11/09/2009 by Peter Vreugdenhil (regenrecht) with iDEFENSE as Bug 532914 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2009-3886 since 11/05/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required 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. It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com. As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42834 (GLSA-200911-02 : Sun JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 1.6.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 8404.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6
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Vulnerability Center: 23984 – Sun Java SE Java Web Start implementation Unspecified Vulnerability Related to Signed JAR Files, High
SecurityFocus: 36881 – Sun Java SE November 2009 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
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