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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2009-3883

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Windows Pluggable Look and Feel (PL&F) feature in the Swing implementation in Sun Java SE 5.0 before Update 22 and 6 before Update 17, and OpenJDK, have unknown impact and remote attack vectors, related to "information leaks in mutable variables," aka Bug Id 6657138.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published