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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6731

Multiple buffer overflows in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 7 and earlier, Java System Development Kit (SDK) and JRE 1.4.2_12 and earlier 1.4.x versions, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_18 and earlier allow attackers to develop Java applets that read, write, or execute local files, possibly related to (1) integer overflows in the Java_sun_awt_image_ImagingLib_convolveBI, awt_parseRaster, and awt_parseColorModel functions; (2) a stack overflow in the Java_sun_awt_image_ImagingLib_lookupByteRaster function; and (3) improper handling of certain negative values in the Java_sun_font_SunLayoutEngine_nativeLayout function. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2006-12-26 Last Update Date : 2010-09-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2007-01-04 2007-01-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6731 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 7 and earlier,... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10134 unix
RHSA-2007:0062: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070062 unix
RHSA-2007:0073: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070073 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6731

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2006-6731
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0073
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0072
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0062
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:010
GENTOO GLSA-200705-20
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
GENTOO GLSA-200701-15
GENTOO GLSA-200702-08
VUPEN ADV-2007-1814
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:003
VUPEN ADV-2007-4224
VUPEN ADV-2007-0936
SECTRACK 1017425
BID 21675 Sun Java RunTime Environment Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-12-18
VUPEN ADV-2006-5073
CERT TA07-022A
CERT-VN VU#149457
CERT-VN VU#939609
BEA BEA07-174.00

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6731

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