CVE-2008-1188

Properties

Published:
05.03.2008
Updated:
29.01.2009
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Product:
sun: jre
sun: jre

Vulnerability description

Multiple buffer overflows in the useEncodingDecl function in Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 4 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 14 and earlier, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a JNLP file with (1) a long key name in the xml header or (2) a long charset value, different issues than CVE-2008-1189, aka "The first two issues."

References:

CERT: http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-066A.html
SUNALERT: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-233323-1
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41133
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41029
MISC: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-010/
MISC: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-009/
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
SECTRACK: http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019549
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0267.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0210.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0186.html
GENTOO: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
GENTOO: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
FRSIRT: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
FRSIRT: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0770/references
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178
GENTOO: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/32018
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31497
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30780
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30676
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29897
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29858
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29582
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29498
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29273
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/29239
SUSE: http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
SUSE: http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00000.html
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00008.html