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Apple Java security update for CVE-2009-3875

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) November 05, 2009 January 26, 2012 June 29, 2012

Available Exploits 

Description

The MessageDigest.isEqual function 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 spoof HMAC-based digital signatures, and possibly bypass authentication, via unspecified vectors related to "timing attack vulnerabilities," aka Bug Id 6863503.

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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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