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(Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Buffer Overflow in Processing Image Files and Fonts Lets Remote Users Gain Privileges on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021927
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021927
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 26 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6 Update 13
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Runtime Environment (JRE). A remote user can read/write files and execute applications on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet or Java Web Start application that, when loaded by the target user, will gain elevated privileges on the target system. The application can access files and web pages and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

PNG and GIF images are affected.

Fonts are affected.

regenrecht working with iDefense VCP reported some of these vulnerabilities. Sean Larsson of iDefense reported one of these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create an application that, when loaded by the target user via the command line, will read/write files and execute applications on the target user's system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-sun for CVE-2009-1098 and CVE-2009-1099.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0394.html

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254571-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  4, 5

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 25 2009 Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Buffer Overflow in Processing Image Files and Fonts Lets Remote Users Gain Privileges on the Target System



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2009:0394-01] Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update


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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:0394-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0394.html
Issue date:        2009-03-26
CVE Names:         CVE-2006-2426 CVE-2009-1093 CVE-2009-1094 
                   CVE-2009-1095 CVE-2009-1096 CVE-2009-1098 
                   CVE-2009-1099 CVE-2009-1100 CVE-2009-1103 
                   CVE-2009-1104 CVE-2009-1107 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated java-1.5.0-sun packages that correct several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

The Sun 1.5.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 5 Runtime Environment and
the Sun Java 5 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 5 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 5 Software Development Kit. These
vulnerabilities are summarized on the "Advance notification of Security
Updates for Java SE" page from Sun Microsystems, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095,
CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1103,
CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1107)

Users of java-1.5.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted
for the update to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

395481 - CVE-2006-2426 Untrusted applet causes DoS by filling up disk space
490167 - CVE-2009-1093 OpenJDK remote LDAP Denial-Of-Service (6717680)
490168 - CVE-2009-1094 OpenJDK  LDAP client remote code execution (6737315)
490169 - CVE-2009-1095 CVE-2009-1096 OpenJDK Pack200 Buffer overflow vulnerability (6792554)
490178 - CVE-2009-1098 OpenJDK GIF processing buffer overflow vulnerability (6804998)
492302 - CVE-2009-1099 OpenJDK: Type1 font processing buffer overflow vulnerability
492305 - CVE-2009-1100 OpenJDK: DoS (disk consumption) via handling of temporary font files
492306 - CVE-2009-1103 OpenJDK: Files disclosure, arbitrary code execution via "deserializing applets" (6646860)
492308 - CVE-2009-1104 OpenJDK: Intended access restrictions bypass via LiveConnect (6724331)
492312 - CVE-2009-1107 OpenJDK: Signed applet remote misuse possibility (6782871)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.18-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2426
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1093
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1094
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1095
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1096
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1098
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1099
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1100
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1103
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1104
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1107
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/advance_notification_of_security_updates4

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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