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JRE HMAC Digest Flaw

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) November 04, 2009 December 17, 2009 July 15, 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 are vulnerable to a forgery of HMAC-based digital signatures. This could potentially allows remote attacker to spoof signatures and possibly bypass authentication.

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References

Solution

upgrade-jre-1_6_0_17

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