Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor
Sun Java SE 5.0 before Update 20 and 6 before Update 15, and OpenJDK, might allow context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information via vectors involving static variables that are declared without the final keyword, related to (1) LayoutQueue, (2) Cursor.predefined, (3) AccessibleResourceBundle.getContents, (4) ImageReaderSpi.STANDARD_INPUT_TYPE, (5) ImageWriterSpi.STANDARD_OUTPUT_TYPE, (6) the imageio plugins, (7) DnsContext.debug, (8) RmfFileReader/StandardMidiFileWriter.types, (9) AbstractSaslImpl.logger, (10) Synth.Region.uiToRegionMap/lowerCaseNameMap, (11) the Introspector class and a cache of BeanInfo, and (12) JAX-WS, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2673.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.