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Java CPU October 2011 Java Runtime Environment JSSE vulnerability (CVE-2011-3389)

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Java CPU October 2011 Java Runtime Environment JSSE vulnerability (CVE-2011-3389)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/18/2011
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

The SSL protocol, as used in certain configurations in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and other products, encrypts data by using CBC mode with chained initialization vectors, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext HTTP headers via a blockwise chosen-boundary attack (BCBA) on an HTTPS session, in conjunction with JavaScript code that uses (1) the HTML5 WebSocket API, (2) the Java URLConnection API, or (3) the Silverlight WebClient API, aka a "BEAST" attack.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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