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Apple Java security update for CVE-2010-0838

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) April 01, 2010 January 26, 2012 December 05, 2013

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java 2D component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 18, 5.0, Update, and 23 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 stack-based buffer overflow using an untrusted size value in the readMabCurveData function in the CMM module in the JVM.

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References

Solution

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.5.0.24

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.5.0.24 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.6.0.20

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.6.0.20 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

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