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Apple Java security update for CVE-2009-3871

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) November 05, 2009 January 26, 2012 July 16, 2012

Available Exploits 

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the setBytePixels function in the Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT) in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Sun Java SE in JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 22, JDK and JRE 6 before Update 17, SDK and JRE 1.3.x before 1.3.1_27, and SDK and JRE 1.4.x before 1.4.2_24 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments, aka Bug Id 6872358.

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References

Solution

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.4.2.22

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.4.2.22 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.5.0.22

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.5.0.22 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.6.0.17

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.6.0.17 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

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