Bug 616893 (CVE-2010-2548)

Summary: CVE-2010-2548 IcedTea Incomplete property access check for unsigned applications
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Marc Schoenefeld <mschoene>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: ahughes, dbhole, jpechane, security-response-team, vdanen
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OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2010-08-19 15:58:57 UTC Type: ---
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Comment 2 Marc Schoenefeld 2010-08-16 10:25:38 UTC
Unsigned apps can read/write system properties.

Comment 3 Marc Schoenefeld 2010-08-16 10:26:35 UTC
This issue affected the versions of the java-1.6.0-openjdk package, as
shipped with Fedora release of 12 and 13, it is fixed with IcedTea6 1.8.1 [1,2]. 

[1] https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/java-1.6.0-openjdk
[2] http://blog.fuseyism.com/index.php/2010/07/28/icedtea6-181-released/



This issue does not affect the version of the java-1.6.0-openjdk package, as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2010-08-17 20:39:49 UTC
This issue has not been fully resolved, re-opening.

Comment 6 Deepak Bhole 2010-08-19 15:58:57 UTC
After some clarification, it turns out that the issue is resolved and has been backported to 1.7.4.

Comment 7 Vincent Danen 2010-08-19 16:54:34 UTC
That clarification would be the upstream notification that 1.7.4 corrects these flaws: