ID CVE-2010-3860
Summary IcedTea 1.7.x before 1.7.6, 1.8.x before 1.8.3, and 1.9.x before 1.9.2, as based on OpenJDK 6, declares multiple sensitive variables as public, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information including (1) user.name, (2) user.home, and (3) java.home system properties, and other sensitive information such as installation directories.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc2
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc2
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc3
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc3
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.6
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.6
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.7
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.7
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8.1
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8.1
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8.2
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.8.2
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.9
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.9
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.9.1
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.9.1
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc1
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:icedtea:1.5:rc1
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 09-12-2010 - 12:12)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_2_JAVA-1_6_0-OPENJDK-101202.NASL
    description This update of IcedTea fixes an information leak in System property via public static. (CVE-2010-3860)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 53732
    published 2011-05-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53732
    title openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (openSUSE-SU-2010:1017-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2010-18393.NASL
    description This package updates IcedTea6 to version 1.9.2 (from 1.9.1). It fixes rhbz# 645843, 647737 and 643674. Additionally it updates HotSpot to hs19b09 which includes stability and performance enhancements. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-20
    plugin id 50866
    published 2010-12-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=50866
    title Fedora 14 : java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-49.1.9.2.fc14 (2010-18393)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1024-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that certain system property information was being leaked, which could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 50857
    published 2010-12-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=50857
    title Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : openjdk-6 vulnerability (USN-1024-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2011-0176.NASL
    description Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit. The javaws command can be used to launch Java Web Start applications. A public static field declaration allowed untrusted JNLP (Java Network Launching Protocol) applications to read privileged data. A remote attacker could directly or indirectly read the values of restricted system properties, such as 'user.name', 'user.home', and 'java.home', which untrusted applications should not be allowed to read. (CVE-2010-3860) It was found that JNLPSecurityManager could silently return without throwing an exception when permission was denied. If the javaws command was used to launch a Java Web Start application that relies on this exception being thrown, it could result in that application being run with elevated privileges, allowing it to bypass security manager restrictions and gain access to privileged functionality. (CVE-2010-4351) Note: The RHSA-2010:0339 java-1.6.0-openjdk update installed javaws by mistake. As part of the fixes for CVE-2010-3860 and CVE-2010-4351, this update removes javaws. Red Hat would like to thank the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative project for reporting CVE-2010-4351. The original issue reporter wishes to stay anonymous. This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.7.7. Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information. All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 53415
    published 2011-04-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53415
    title CentOS 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (CESA-2011:0176)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_3_JAVA-1_6_0-OPENJDK-101202.NASL
    description This update of IcedTea fixes an information leak in System property via public static. (CVE-2010-3860)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75535
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75535
    title openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (openSUSE-SU-2010:1017-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_1_JAVA-1_6_0-OPENJDK-101202.NASL
    description This update of IcedTea fixes an information leak in System property via public static. (CVE-2010-3860)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 53663
    published 2011-05-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53663
    title openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (openSUSE-SU-2010:1017-1)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201406-32.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-32 (IcedTea JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the IcedTea JDK. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass intended security policies, or have other unspecified impact. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-12
    plugin id 76303
    published 2014-06-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76303
    title GLSA-201406-32 : IcedTea JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST) (ROBOT)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20110125_JAVA_1_6_0_OPENJDK_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description A public static field declaration allowed untrusted JNLP (Java Network Launching Protocol) applications to read privileged data. A remote attacker could directly or indirectly read the values of restricted system properties, such as 'user.name', 'user.home', and 'java.home', which untrusted applications should not be allowed to read. (CVE-2010-3860) It was found that JNLPSecurityManager could silently return without throwing an exception when permission was denied. If the javaws command was used to launch a Java Web Start application that relies on this exception being thrown, it could result in that application being run with elevated privileges, allowing it to bypass security manager restrictions and gain access to privileged functionality. (CVE-2010-4351) Note: The previous java-1.6.0-openjdk update installed javaws by mistake. As part of the fixes for CVE-2010-3860 and CVE-2010-4351, this update removes javaws. This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.7.7. Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 60942
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=60942
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2011-0176.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:0176 : Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit. The javaws command can be used to launch Java Web Start applications. A public static field declaration allowed untrusted JNLP (Java Network Launching Protocol) applications to read privileged data. A remote attacker could directly or indirectly read the values of restricted system properties, such as 'user.name', 'user.home', and 'java.home', which untrusted applications should not be allowed to read. (CVE-2010-3860) It was found that JNLPSecurityManager could silently return without throwing an exception when permission was denied. If the javaws command was used to launch a Java Web Start application that relies on this exception being thrown, it could result in that application being run with elevated privileges, allowing it to bypass security manager restrictions and gain access to privileged functionality. (CVE-2010-4351) Note: The RHSA-2010:0339 java-1.6.0-openjdk update installed javaws by mistake. As part of the fixes for CVE-2010-3860 and CVE-2010-4351, this update removes javaws. Red Hat would like to thank the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative project for reporting CVE-2010-4351. The original issue reporter wishes to stay anonymous. This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.7.7. Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information. All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 68186
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68186
    title Oracle Linux 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ELSA-2011-0176)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2011-0176.NASL
    description Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit. The javaws command can be used to launch Java Web Start applications. A public static field declaration allowed untrusted JNLP (Java Network Launching Protocol) applications to read privileged data. A remote attacker could directly or indirectly read the values of restricted system properties, such as 'user.name', 'user.home', and 'java.home', which untrusted applications should not be allowed to read. (CVE-2010-3860) It was found that JNLPSecurityManager could silently return without throwing an exception when permission was denied. If the javaws command was used to launch a Java Web Start application that relies on this exception being thrown, it could result in that application being run with elevated privileges, allowing it to bypass security manager restrictions and gain access to privileged functionality. (CVE-2010-4351) Note: The RHSA-2010:0339 java-1.6.0-openjdk update installed javaws by mistake. As part of the fixes for CVE-2010-3860 and CVE-2010-4351, this update removes javaws. Red Hat would like to thank the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative project for reporting CVE-2010-4351. The original issue reporter wishes to stay anonymous. This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.7.7. Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information. All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 51671
    published 2011-01-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51671
    title RHEL 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (RHSA-2011:0176)
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2011:0176
rpms
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk-1:1.6.0.0-1.17.b17.el5
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1:1.6.0.0-1.17.b17.el5
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1:1.6.0.0-1.17.b17.el5
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1:1.6.0.0-1.17.b17.el5
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1:1.6.0.0-1.17.b17.el5
refmap via4
bid 45114
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2010-18393
gentoo GLSA-201406-32
secunia
  • 42412
  • 42417
  • 43085
suse SUSE-SR:2010:023
ubuntu USN-1024-1
vupen
  • ADV-2010-3090
  • ADV-2010-3108
  • ADV-2011-0215
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