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JRE Timing Attack

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JRE Timing Attack

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/05/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/18/2009
Modified
09/13/2018

Description

The MessageDigest.isEqual function in the 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 as well as 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."

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

References

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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