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Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018769
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018769
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5240   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 12 2007
Original Entry Date:  Oct 4 2007
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.3.1_20 and prior, 1.4.2_15 and prior, 5.0 Update 12 and prior, 6 Update 2 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Runtime Environment (JRE). A remote user can obscure the JRE warning banner.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will display a window that exceeds the size of the target user's screen so that the normal untrusted applet warning banner is not visible.

Giorgio Maone from InformAction reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obscure the JRE warning banner.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

* JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 or later
* JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 13 or later
* SDK and JRE 1.4.2_16 or later

This issue will be addressed in the following release (for Solaris 8 and Windows):

* SDK and JRE 1.3.1_21 or later

JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 is available for download at the following links:

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

http://java.com

JDK 6 Update 3 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* Java SE 6 update 3 (as delivered in patch 125136-04 or later)
* Java SE 6 update 3 (as delivered in patch 125137-04 or later (64bit))
* Java SE 6_x86 update 3 (as delivered in patch 125138-04 or later)
* Java SE 6_x86 update 3 (as delivered in patch 125139-04 or later (64bit))

JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 13 is available for download at the following link:

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index_jdk5.jsp

JDK 5.0 Update 13 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* J2SE 5.0 update 13 (as delivered in patch 118666-14 or later)
* J2SE 5.0 update 13 (as delivered in patch 118667-14 or later (64bit))
* J2SE 5.0_x86 update 13 (as delivered in patch 118668-14 or later)
* J2SE 5.0_x86 update 13 (as delivered in patch 118669-14 or later (64bit))

SDK and JRE 1.4.2 is available for download at:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html

SDK and JRE 1.3.1 for Solaris 8 is available for download at:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/download.html

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103071-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103071-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 14 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras.
Feb 21 2008 (BEA Issues Fix for JRockit) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
A fix for BEA JRockit is available.
Mar 5 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras.
Mar 12 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.4.2-bea on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3, 4, and 5.
Jun 18 2008 (VMware Issues Fix for ESX Server) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Lets Remote Applets Obscure the Untrusted Applet Warning Banner Display
VMware has issued a fix for VMware ESX Server.



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