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USN-971-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/16/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

It was discovered that the IcedTea plugin did not correctly check certainaccesses. If a user or automated system were tricked into running aspecially crafted Java applet, a remote attacker could read arbitraryfiles with user privileges, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2548,CVE-2010-2783) The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to restart any Java applicationsto make all the necessary changes. CVE-2010-2548, CVE-2010-2783

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-icedtea6-plugin

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