DescriptionThe Java Update functionality in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Sun Java SE in JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 22 and JDK and JRE 6 before Update 17, when a non-English version of Windows is used, does not retrieve available new JRE versions, which allows remote attackers to leverage vulnerabilities in older releases of this software, aka Bug Id 6869694.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjdk-6 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)6b38-1.13.10-1~deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


a problem in their updater, which is irrelevant since debian
updates are provided by the security team

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