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CVE-2010-4476

Severity

5.3

Description

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.

Mitigation

We recommend upgrading to a version of this component that is not vulnerable to this specific issue.

Note: If this component is included as a bundled/transitive dependency of another component, there may not be an upgrade path. In this instance, we recommend contacting the maintainers who included the vulnerable package. Alternatively, we recommend investigating alternative components or a potential mitigating control.

Project

Apache Tomcat

Category
n/a
Tags
data
Date Disclosed

2011-02-17

Date Discovered

2010-12-06

Apache Tomcat 7.0.x

First release:
2011-01-14
First release:
2021-03-31
CVEs:
53
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax

Apache Tomcat 6.0.x

First release:
2007-02-28
First release:
2016-12-31
CVEs:
48
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax
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