VDB-52531 · CVE-2010-0847 · BID 39071

Sun JRE 1.6.0 heap-based overflow

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A vulnerability was found in Sun JRE 1.6.0 (Programming Language Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a heap-based overflow vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-122. A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc(). As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java 2D 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 a heap-based buffer overflow that allows arbitrary code execution via a crafted image.

The weakness was released 04/01/2010 by regenrecht (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at vupen.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-0847. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/06/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46873 (CentOS 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (CESA-2010:0339)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165210 (SUSE Security Update for Multiple Packages (SUSE-SR:2010:017) - Deprecated).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (46873), SecurityFocus (BID 39071†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-25270†).








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Class: Heap-based overflow
CWE: CWE-122 / CWE-119

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 46873
Nessus Name: CentOS 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (CESA-2010:0339)
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OpenVAS ID: 880601
OpenVAS Name: CentOS Update for java CESA-2010:0339 centos5 i386
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: vupen.com
Researcher: regenrecht
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-0847 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 25270 - [javacpumar2010-083341] Sun JRE and JDK Remote Java 2D Component Unspecified Vulnerability via Unknown Vectors, High
SecurityFocus: 39071 - Oracle Java SE and Java for Business CVE-2010-0847 Remote Java 2D Vulnerability


Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/07/2021 12:07 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (63), 02/22/2017 11:00 AM (9), 09/06/2021 11:53 PM (4), 09/07/2021 12:07 AM (1)
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