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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Oracle Java SE Vendors:   Sun
Java on Mac OS X Has Memory Access Error in Processing mediaLibImage Objects That Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024011
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024011
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0538   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 20 2010
Original Entry Date:  May 20 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java on Mac OS X. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Java applet that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory access error in the processing of mediaLibImage objects and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Only the Mac OS X implementation of Java is affected.

Marc Schoenefeld of University of Bamberg reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a Java applet that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix (Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 2; Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 7), available from the Software Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads web site at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

For Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 2:

The download file is named: JavaForMacOSX10.6Update2.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: b369744000bac3077e884adea40de762f672094d

For Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 7:

The download file is named: JavaForMacOSX10.5Update7.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: bd7835ed10bd8a3145c94a922c13e1704a65d374

The Apple advisories are available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4170
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4171

Vendor URL:  www.sun.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.5.8, 10.6.3

Message History:   None.


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