69047 : Oracle Java SE / Java for Business HeadspaceSoundbank.nGetName BANK Record Size Memory Corruption
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Disclosure Date
Time to Patch
111 days


A memory corruption flaw exists in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business. The 'HeadspaceSoundbank.nGetName' function fails to sanitize user-supplied input when parsing BANK records in SoundBank files, resulting in memory corruption. With a specially crafted BANK record, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary code.


Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sun has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


Oracle Corporation
Java JRE/JDK (Java SE)
6 Update 21
5.0 Update 25
6 Update 21
5.0 Update 25
Java SDK



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-10-19 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2


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