CVE-2009-3864

NameCVE-2009-3864
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)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjdk-6source(unstable)6b17unimportant
sun-java6source(unstable)6-17-1unimportant

Notes

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

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