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[Full-disclosure] [ GLSA 200705-23 ] Sun JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities

From: Raphael Marichez <falco_at_nospam>
Date: Thu May 31 2007 - 18:03:13 GMT
To: gentoo-announce@gentoo.org

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Severity: Normal Title: Sun JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: May 31, 2007 Bugs: #176675, #178851 ID: 200705-23
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Synopsis


Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

Background


The Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) and the Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) provide the Sun Java platform.

Affected packages



Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-java/sun-jdk < 1.5.0.11 >= 1.5.0.11
*>= 1.4.2.14
2 dev-java/sun-jre-bin < 1.5.0.11 >= 1.5.0.11
*>= 1.4.2.14
------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures. -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description


An unspecified vulnerability involving an "incorrect use of system classes" was reported by the Fujitsu security team. Additionally, Chris Evans from the Google Security Team reported an integer overflow resulting in a buffer overflow in the ICC parser used with JPG or BMP files, and an incorrect open() call to /dev/tty when processing certain BMP files.

Impact


A remote attacker could entice a user to run a specially crafted Java class or applet that will trigger one of the vulnerabilities. This could lead to the execution of arbitrary code outside of the Java sandbox and of the Java security restrictions, or crash the Java application or the browser.

Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution


All Sun Java Development Kit users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "dev-java/sun-jdk"

All Sun Java Runtime Environment users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "dev-java/sun-jre-bin"

References


  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-2435
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2435   [ 2 ] CVE-2007-2788
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2788   [ 3 ] CVE-2007-2789
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2789

Availability


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-23.xml

Concerns?


Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License


Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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