Sun Java JRE jpiexp32.dll denial of service
|sun-java-jpiexp32-dos (39549)||Medium Risk|
Sun Java JRE is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a null pointer exception in jpiexp32.dll. By persuading a victim to visit a Web site with a specially-crafted Java applet containing an undefined name attribute in the object tag data parameter, an attacker could crash the application.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Sun JRE (5.0 update 14 or later), available from the Sun Microsystems Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Jan 08 2008 - 06:36:53 CST : Corsaire Security Advisory: Sun J2RE DoS issue.
- Sun Microsystems Web site: Sun Microsystems.
- BID-27185: Sun Java Runtime Environment 'jpiexp32.dll' Object Name NULL-Pointer Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0012: Sun JRE 5.0 before update 14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) via an object tag with an encoded applet and an undefined name attribute, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in jpiexp32.dll when the applet is decoded and passed to the JVM.
- OSVDB ID: 43435: Sun Java JRE jpiexp32.dll JVM NULL Pointer Dereference Remote DoS
- Sun JRE 1.5.0
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update3
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update7
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update8
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update9
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update10
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update6
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update1
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update12
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update13
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update2
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update4
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update5
- Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update11
Jan 08, 2008
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