Sun Java Runtime Environment and JDK image parsing library privilege escalation

sun-jre-imagelibrary-privilege-escalation (41028) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by an error in the image parsing library. By persuading a victim to download an untrusted applet or application, an attacker could read, write, and execute arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 233325 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7 .
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 .
  • BEA08-201.00: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment.
  • NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2008008808, Rev 1: Nortel response to Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • Sun Alert ID: 233325: Vulnerabilties in the Java Runtime Environment image Parsing Library .
  • VMSA-2008-0010: Updated Tomcat and Java JRE packages for VMware ESX 3.5.
  • ASA-2008-113: java-1.5.0-sun security update (RHSA-2008-0186)
  • ASA-2008-129: Vulnerabilties in the Java Runtime Environment image Parsing Library (Sun 233325)
  • ASA-2008-147: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (RHSA-2008-0210)
  • ASA-2008-189: java-1.5.0-bea security update (RHSA-2008-0244)
  • BID-28125: Sun Java Runtime Environment Image Parsing Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-1193: Unspecified vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment Image Parsing Library in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 4 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 14 and earlier, allows remote attackers to gain privileges via an untrusted application.
  • GLSA 200804-28: JRockit: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200804-20: Sun JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2008-0186: Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update
  • RHSA-2008-0210: Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2008-0244: Moderate: java-1.5.0-bea security update
  • RHSA-2008-0245: Moderate: java-1.6.0-bea security update
  • RHSA-2008-0267: Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2008-0638: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite Server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • SA29239: Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA29841: BEA JRockit Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA30676: VMware ESX Server update for Tomcat and Java JRE
  • SA32018: Mac OS X Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019551: Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
  • SUSE-SA:2008:018: Sun Java Security Update
  • SUSE-SA:2008:025: IBM Java security update

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.1
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.10
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.3
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.4
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.5
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.7
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.9
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.1
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.10
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.4
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.7
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.8
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.9
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Oracle JRockit R27.5.0
  • RedHat Network Satellite Server 5.1
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4.6.z
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.1.z EUS
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update9
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update10
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update11
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update13
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update14
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update7 B03
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update8
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update7
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update6
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update5
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update1
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update11 B03
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update12
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update2
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update3
  • Sun JDK 1.5.0 Update4
  • Sun JDK 1.6.0 Update3
  • Sun JDK 1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JDK 1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JDK 1.6.0 Update1 B06
  • Sun JDK 1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update6
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update5
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update4
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update2
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update13
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update12
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update1
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update11
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update10
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update9
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update8
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update7
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update3
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0
  • Sun JRE 1.5.0 Update14
  • Sun JRE 1.6.0 Update1
  • Sun JRE 1.6.0
  • Sun JRE 1.6.0 Update4
  • Sun JRE 1.6.0 Update2
  • Sun JRE 1.6.0 Update3
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • VMware ESX Server 3.5

Reported:

Mar 04, 2008

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