CVE-2010-4476

Published: 17 February 2011

The Double.parseDouble method in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 23 and earlier, 5.0 Update 27 and earlier, and 1.4.2_29 and earlier, as used in OpenJDK, Apache, JBossweb, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted string that triggers an infinite loop of estimations during conversion to a double-precision binary floating-point number, as demonstrated using 2.2250738585072012e-308.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending
(6b22)
openjdk-6b18
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

sun-java5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

sun-java6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.24-1)