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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BEA JRockit Vendors:   BEA Systems
(BEA Issues Fix for JRockit) Re: Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) SSL/TLS Handshake Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018621
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018621
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3698   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 29 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE). A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. BEA JRockit is affected.

JSSE does not properly process SSL/TLS handshake requests. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to cause the target system to crash.

Sun credits Cisco Systems with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   BEA has issued a fix for JRockit, which is affected by this Java vulnerability.

BEA products that use JRockit are also affected.

The BEA advisory is available at:

http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/249

Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 10 2007 Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) SSL/TLS Handshake Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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